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Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks

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Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill , Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks.
NPR reports GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis has
signed a new bill that bans abortions
after only 15 weeks in Florida.
NPR reports GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis has
signed a new bill that bans abortions
after only 15 weeks in Florida.
The law will take effect July 1, replacing
a previous iteration that prohibited
abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy.
The law will take effect July 1, replacing
a previous iteration that prohibited
abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy.
House Bill 5 protects babies
in the womb who have beating hearts, who can move, who
can taste, who can see, and
who can feel pain. , Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, via NPR.
Life is a sacred gift worthy
of our protection... , Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, via NPR.
... and I am proud to sign this
great piece of legislation which represents the most significant protections for life in the
state's modern history. , Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, via NPR.
According to NPR, the new bill does not
make exceptions for instances of rape,
incest or human trafficking.
According to NPR, the new bill does not
make exceptions for instances of rape,
incest or human trafficking.
Abortion rights advocates worry that
the new bill will disproportionately
affect marginalized communities.
We've entered a dangerous time for Floridians' reproductive freedom. , Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.
In just a few months, thousands
of pregnant people in Florida
will no longer be able to access the care they need without
leaving their state. , Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.
The supporters of this bill have put their own political ambitions and beliefs before the health
and futures of their constituents. , Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.
The supporters of this bill have put their own political ambitions and beliefs before the health
and futures of their constituents. , Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR
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