Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill to Face Legal Challenge

Georgia’s new abortion laws which state that abortion cannot be carried out after a heart beat is detected are being challenged. The lawsuit is being filled by American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of Georgia abortion providers and reproductive rights advocates. They claim the bill is unconstitutional as it effectively cuts the abortion limit to 6 weeks. It is currently 20 weeks.

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp admitted that he expected his bill not to go unchallenged.

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