The Heartbeat bill is gaining major momentum. Now Georgia’s governor has signed the bill in addition to several other states like Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas, Alabama and more. The heartbeat bill essentially bans abortion after a newborn’s heartbeat is detected (abortion will be illegal after 6 weeks). This bill has been met with major opposition and has sparked criticism from people of all walks of life. Check out the details of the bill and Georgia’s governor’s thoughts below via TheShaderoom:
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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___________ Georgia is the latest state to sign a ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. ___________ The new law bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can happen as early as weeks into a pregnancy, @abcnews reports. But like Georgia, all the other states where “heartbeat” bans have been approved are currently facing legal battles, meaning no state actually has a six-week ban currently enacted. ___________ Georgia Governor #BrianKemp acknowledged the possible legal trouble ahead shortly before signing the bill into law today. "I realize that some may challenge it in a court of law but our job is to do what is right not what is easy," Kemp said. ___________ Planned Parenthood released a statement moments after the bill was signed saying they intend to-read more at TheShadeRoom.com. 📸: @gettyimages
To some this bill is a violation of women’s rights and others think this is fair. What are your thoughts?