Health & Environment, Politics, States

With Biden on Life Support, Florida Fights for Life

The Florida House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that would ban abortions by 15 weeks of pregnancy in anticipation of a Supreme Court decision that may overturn Roe v. Wade.

The House approved the bill, HB 5, in a 78-39 vote along party lines Wednesday night.

HB 5, introduced by Republican Rep. Erin Gall, includes exceptions in cases where a mother allegedly risks death or “irreversible physical impairment,” but not for rape or incest…

DeSantis has also vowed to sign legislation to outlaw abortion when a baby’s heartbeat can be detected, typically by around six weeks of pregnancy. Read more…

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