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Idaho Signs Draconian Anti-Abortion Bill

HeadlineApr 28, 2021

Idaho’s Republican Governor Brad Little signed into law a bill banning most abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected — which can happen as early as six weeks, before many people know they are pregnant. However, the bill will only go into effect if a federal appeals court upholds another so-called heartbeat ban, prompting reproductive rights groups to accuse Governor Little of signing the law simply to appeal to his “radical followers.”

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