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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Georgia Abortion Law

HeadlineOct 02, 2019

A federal judge in Georgia has temporarily blocked the state from implementing one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. The law would have banned abortion when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which often occurs at around six weeks into pregnancy, before many women even realize they are pregnant. Emily Nestler of the Center for Reproductive Rights said, “The court recognized today that this law is blatantly unconstitutional and a clear attempt to overturn Roe v. Wade.”

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