Iowa’s ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban ruled unconstitutional


#TIA – The latest regarding Iowa’s state of the art on abortion bill unconstitutionality. 

Iowa’s “fetal heartbeat” law, the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, was declared unconstitutional Tuesday, as it violates the Iowa state constitution, a state judge ruled.

Iowa’s Republican-controlled legislature passed the restriction in May 2018, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant.

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