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Governor of North Dakota signs “heartbeat” bill banning abortion after 6 weeks

TweetGovernor Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota, a Republican, (duh!) signed three bills into law that would ban almost all abortions. Here are the three bills, all of which were passed by the Republican-controlled (duh!) legislature: 1. A requirement that doctors who perform abortions get admitting privileges at a local hospital. This could have the effect [...]
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Tell the Governor of North Dakota to veto the new “heartbeat” bill banning abortion after 6 weeks

TweetIt hasn’t even been two weeks, but Arkansas may not hold the title for the state with the most extreme abortion ban in the country for much longer. On Friday, the North Dakota legislature approved a “heartbeat” bill that, like Arkansas’ original proposal, would ban abortions as early as six weeks. Little more than a [...]
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Arkansas introduces a “heartbeat bill” that would jail doctors for performing abortions after 6 weeks

TweetLooks like Arkansas is the latest state to consider a so-called “heartbeat bill.” Arkansas would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat is detected under a bill introduced by a Republican senator Monday, a proposal that would prohibit the medical procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Sen. Jason Rapert filed legislation that would [...]
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Absurd tactics, blind partisanship propelled Ohio “Heartbeat Bill” through House

Tweet A 9-week-old fetus “testifies” to the Ohio legislature during a hearing on the so-called “heartbeat bill”. “In politics, absurdity is not a handicap.” -Napoleon Bonaparte As you’ve probably heard, yesterday the Ohio House voted 54 to 43 to pass the so-called “heartbeat bill”, which would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detectable. If [...]
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