The lawyers added that "many of the laws are so vaguely written" anyone involved in the abortion process could be prosecuted.
Set in the futuristic USA, The Handmaid's Tale gives us a sneak peek into what a religiously fundamentalist America looks like for its citizens, more importantly, its women.
Should the television and film industry decide to snub Georgia as a filming location, it would be a huge blow to the state
Sources say action was taken after the Collector received a complaint from relatives of a woman who underwent an abortion at the illegal centre and developed complications.
There have been mounting calls for Hollywood to snub the state and such a move would lead to major economic losses for Georgia.
A 2005 survey, which backs abortion rights, found about 1 per cent of women said they had abortions because of rape or incest.
Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the opposition to abortion isn't a religious issue but a human one.
More than a dozen states have adopted laws banning or drastically curtailing access to abortion which was legalized in the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court ruling Roe v Wade.
Under the law that comes into force August 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison.
Women who obtained pills online described desperation at being unable to access affordable medical services locally, with some saying they had considered extreme measures to end their pregnancies.
Women's reproductive rights defenders will gather to denounce the "Alabama Human Life Protection Act," or HB314, which virtually outlaws terminations.
Mace is against abortion in most cases and supported the fetal heartbeat bill as long as it contained the exception for rape and incest.
The Missouri legislation comes after Alabama's governor signed a bill Wednesday making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.
Alabama passed a law banning women from having an abortion even in cases of incest or rape and the Missouri legislature made illegal abortions from eight weeks of pregnancy.