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Texas governor signs ‘heartbeat’ bill into law

The governor of Texas on Wednesday signed a ban on most abortions conducted after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Read more

Texas state capitol building

Texas passes ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this... Read more

As heartbeat bill passes key hurdle, Charleston diocese welcomes progress

A proposed South Carolina ban on abortion after an unborn child’s heartbeat can be detected has won approval from the... Read more

Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City Missouri.

‘Appeal-proof’ abortion ban advances in Missouri

Legislators responsible for the measure have said that, unlike recent measures in other states, the bill is specifically designed to... Read more

Georgia State Capitol Building.

Heartbeat bill passes Georgia Senate

The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would ban abortions after an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected, about... Read more