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Ohio House passes bill to ban abortion after heartbeat of unborn detected

Ohio House passes bill to ban abortion after heartbeat of unborn detected

| December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ohio House for the second time in two years has passed a ban on abortion after the fetal heartbeat is detected, which could occur within the first six weeks of pregnancy.

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Iowa legislature sends fetal heartbeat bill to governor

Iowa legislature sends fetal heartbeat bill to governor

| Barb Arland-Fye | May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

A bill described by some observers as the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation has been sent to the desk of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds.

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Ohio lawmakers send governor two bills restricting abortion

Ohio lawmakers send governor two bills restricting abortion

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Dec. 8, lawmakers passed a measure to ban abortions in the state after 20 weeks, or five months of pregnancy. On Dec. 6, they approved legislation that would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which is usually at about the sixth week of pregnancy.

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