Friday, Mar 22 2019 8:29 AM full issue The new Mississippi bill prohibits the abortion of a fetus with a detectable heartbeat, before the point where a woman may be aware she is pregnant. Although similar “heartbeat bills” have failed in court countless times, the measure is part of a wave of restrictive state-level legislation that is geared toward challenging Roe v. Wade in the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, in the federal House, there’s no longer a single Republican who supports abortion rights. Reuters: Mississippi Governor Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban The Washington Post: Mississippi’s New Fetal-Heartbeat Law Bans Most Abortions At About 6 Weeks The Associated Press: Glance At What Some State Legislatures Are Doing On Abortion Cleveland Plain Dealer: Federal Judge Partially Blocks Ohio Law Tightening Abortion Restrictions The Wall Street Journal: House Republicans Now Unanimous In Opposing Abortion Rights And in other news on abortions and family planning funding — Politico: Blue States Threaten To Drop Family Planning Program Over Trump Abortion Rule This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.
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