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Abortion ban: Iowa legislature passes nation’s most restrictive bill

Procedure would be banned if fetal heartbeat detectedGovernor yet to sign bill that aims to spark supreme court caseIowa’s Republican-controlled legislature has passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant. The senate voted 29-17 to pass the House of Representatives-approved bill, according to the legislature’s online voting tallies. The bill now goes to the Republican governor, Kim Reynolds, an abortion opponent, who has not said publicly whether she will sign it into law. Continue reading…