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Arkansas Signs “Trigger” Abortion Ban into Law

HeadlineFeb 20, 2019

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law a measure that would automatically trigger an abortion ban if the Supreme Court overturns the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The bill does not include exceptions for rape or incest. Arkansas is now the fifth state to sign into law the so-called trigger abortion ban bill.

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