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Florida GOP Lawmaker Files Texas-Style Abortion Bill

Webster Barnaby

A Florida State Representative filed a Texas-style abortion bill on Wednesday prohibiting abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The bill, filed by Florida GOP Rep. Webster Barnaby, is deemed the “Florida Heartbeat Act.” It states that once a heartbeat is detected, abortions will not be allowed unless the mother’s …

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Texas Doctor Sued Under State’s New Abortion Ban

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

A Texas doctor has been sued under the state’s new six-week abortion ban. Dr. Alan Braid, a longtime physician in obstetrics and gynecology from San Antonio, wrote Sunday in an opinion piece in The Washington Post that he had performed an abortion outside of the legal window permitted in the law, …

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