Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme Court revisiting its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has said he will buck the national party…
Ohio passes ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill

Ohio passes ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.April 11, 2019, 1:13 PM GMTBy Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio — No topic seemed off limits, including tales of back alleys and coat hangers, as abortion-rights supporters in Ohio fought perhaps the last battle over a twice-vetoed heartbeat abortion…

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