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How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law?

5/15/19
from USAToday,
5/15/19:

In 2019, more than a dozen states have either passed or attempted to pass stricter abortion legislation. Alabama's Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would be the most restrictive in the nation. Georgia's Gov. Brian Kemp has already signed a bill that would make performing an abortion illegal once a heartbeat is detected. That new law is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1. Two other states – Ohio and Mississippi – have passed similar legislation. The bills are expected to face litigation. Here are similarities and differences between the Georgia law and the proposed Alabama law:

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