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The Heartbeat Bill and Why It Matters

by Courtney Plummer  A ‘heartbeat bill’ proposes to ban all abortions once a doctor can detect a ‘heartbeat’ in the womb.  This detection usually happens around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women realize they are pregnant. The heartbeat bill has gained considerable momentum in the US… Continue Reading “The Heartbeat Bill and Why It Matters”