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Biden Signs Executive Order Supporting Patients Who Travel for Abortion Care

HeadlineAug 04, 2022

President Biden has signed an executive order to help patients seeking abortions to travel to states that still allow the procedure. Biden signed the order as Senate Republicans blocked a Democratic bill to protect abortion care providers from violent threats and attacks.

Meanwhile, Georgia’s Department of Revenue said this week it will allow state residents to claim fetuses and embryos as dependents — a tax deduction worth up to $3,000. In June, a federal appeals court upheld a Georgia law defining a developing embryo as a “person” as soon as fetal cardiac cells begin activity, typically around six weeks of pregnancy.

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