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U.S. judge permanently stops Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ law from taking effect

U.S. judge permanently stops Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ law from taking effect

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The head of a leading national pro-life organization said she was disappointed “the will of the people is being thwarted” in a federal judge’s permanent block to keep Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” from ever taking effect.

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Georgia governor signs heartbeat bill restricting state abortions

Georgia governor signs heartbeat bill restricting state abortions

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation May 7 to ban abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is around six weeks.

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Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat’ bill; opponents pledge legal battle

Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat’ bill; opponents pledge legal battle

| Jacob Comello | March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh last October and the 2018 midterm elections, a number of states have news laws in place to either expand or restrict abortion, including Mississippi, whose new law puts the state among the most ardent on the pro-life side of the battle.

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