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Florida’s Strict Abortion Ban Begins, Impacting Thousands of Women

Gov. Ron DeSantis

Jimmy Williams Florida’s strict abortion law, effective Wednesday, severely restricts abortions after just six weeks of pregnancy. The measure, replacing a previous ban at 15 weeks, presents significant challenges for women seeking abortions. While exceptions exist for cases of rape, incest, trafficking, and severe medical issues, the law essentially prohibits …

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Repeals 1931 Abortion Ban

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed into law a bill that repeals a 1931 abortion ban, cementing access in the state and fulfilling a promise she made during her reelection campaign. Whitmer signed the legislation surrounded by Michigan doctors, lawmakers and abortion …

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