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Gov. Bobby Jindal signs new abortion restrictions into law

June 7, 2012

0, June 7, 2012 BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal signed bills Thursday increasing the waiting time between a mandatory ultrasound and an abortion, requiring abortion providers to describe the results of that procedure to the woman and offer to let her hear the fetus’ heartbeat and prohibiting anyone who is not a physician from […]

OK: Fallin signs fetal heartbeat bill

April 27, 2012


Tulsa World, April 27, 2012 by Barbara Hoberock OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday signed a measure that requires abortion providers to give women the opportunity to hear the fetal heartbeat prior to ending a pregnancy. Senate Bill 1274 by Sen. Dan Newberry, R-Tulsa, was amended on the Senate floor to require that […]

Four people drive Ohio efforts on abortion

April 19, 2012


Port Clinton News Herald, April 19, 2012 by Paul E. Kostyu 3 women drafted Ohio heartbeat bill, one doctor pushes for personhood bill Three women dressed in pajamas at a sleepover in November 2010 used a whiteboard to draft an anti-abortion measure that split the pro-life movement, backed Republican lawmakers into a corner — and […]

Miss. could outlaw abortion if heartbeat found

April 10, 2012

0, April 10, 2012 by Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawmakers say a bill that passed the Mississippi House on Tuesday could lead to criminal prosecutions of anyone who performs an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The abortion restriction was added to Senate Bill 2771, which would set a prison sentence of […]

Fetal heartbeat bill passes Mississippi House

March 14, 2012


WSBTV, March 14, 2012 by The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — A bill that would require physicians to search for a fetal heartbeat before performing an abortion passed the Mississippi House Wednesday The bill potentially would require women to have transvaginal ultrasounds of the sort that were contested in Virginia recently, because a heartbeat cannot […]