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February 14, 2019, 12:28 am

Miss. lawmakers pass 6 week abortion ban

 14-02-2019 12:28 AM

S.B. 2116, also known as the 'Heartbeat Bill', was debated and passed by Mississippi lawmakers today. Presented to the floor by Sen. Joy Fillingane, the bill bans abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can come as soon as 6 weeks into a pregnancy. Wednesday,...

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