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Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 11:27 am America/Denver (CNA). The governor of Texas on Wednesday signed a ban on most abortions conducted after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed SB 8, a bill prohibiting doctors from performing abortions unless they first search for a

Washington D.C., May 14, 2021 / 09:15 am America/Denver (CNA). States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this week, and Montana enacting funding restrictions on abortion providers. The Texas state Senate on Thursday passed a ban on abortions

CNA Staff, Feb 19, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- A federal judge has temporarily blocked South Carolina’s heartbeat-based abortion ban just days after its passage, in response to court filings from Planned Parenthood. However, the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office has argued that Planned Parenthood can’t be sure the

Update: (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he has signed Senate Bill 23, the Human Rights and Heartbeat Protection Act, as passed by the Ohio Senate and Ohio House of Representatives. The bill will become effective 90 days after filing by the Secretary of State. UPDATE: Ohio Governor Mike

House Bill 258 was introduced to the Ohio Legislature on June 16, 2018.  A brief summary is as follows: Abortion prohibited when there is a fetal heartbeat  Generally prohibits a person from knowingly and purposefully performing or inducing an abortion with the specific intent of causing or abetting the