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USOhio Senate approves controversial 'heartbeat bill'

00:15  14 december  2018
00:15  14 december  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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The bill was passed on to the executive powers of Ohio after the General Assembly passed it on December 6, 2016. © The Hill Ohio Senate approves controversial ' heartbeat bill ' The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved controversial legislation banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

The Ohio state Senate passed a controversial abortion bill in a lame-duck session Wednesday afternoon that The bill was amended in Senate committee to clarify that transvaginal ultrasounds were not required. Other forms of detection can detect a fetal heartbeat starting at about eight weeks.

Ohio Senate approves controversial 'heartbeat bill'© The Hill Ohio Senate approves controversial 'heartbeat bill' The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved controversial legislation banning abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

The Associated Press reported that the measure, which would effectively ban abortions after the first few weeks of a woman's pregnancy, passed in the state's Republican-controlled Senate with an 18-13 vote on Wednesday.

The bill will now return to the House with changes made by the Senate. The House passed the bill last month.

It passed the House and Senate in December 2016, but was vetoed by GOP Gov. John Kasich.

According to AP, Ohio Governor-elect Mike DeWine (R) has already said he would sign a so-called "heartbeat bill."

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Ohio 's controversial abortion bill has hit a snag.The proposal, also known as the " heartbeat bill ," would ban abortions in Ohio after the first fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.The Ohio House

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) - The GOP-controlled Ohio Senate approved a controversial anti-abortion bill on Wednesday; however, passage is unlikely this year. State senators voted 18-13 to pass the legislation, which would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Typically, a fetus’s heart

Kasich has reportedly vowed to veto the bill again if the legislation makes it to his desk.

Earlier this year, Iowa lawmakers voted similarly to pass legislation seeking to prohibit any abortion after a heartbeat is detected.

Nineteen states adopted a total of 63 restrictions to abortion last year, the highest number since 2013, according to the Guttmacher Institute.


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