Georgia Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Into Law

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Georgia Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Into Law

Business Insider reports Georgia imposed incredibly restrictive laws on abortions this week.

Governor Brian Kemp on Tuesday officially signed into law HB481, the so-called "heartbeat bill," which bans abortion at the time that a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually at 6 weeks..

The bill was first introduced in February and was passed by the Georgia Senate last month.


Georgia Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Into Law


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