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House OKs bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks

In 2011, Kasich signed off on a bill that banned abortions once a pregnancy hit the 20-week mark except for cases where a doctor determined the fetus could not live outside the womb, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported at the time.

Senate Bill 127 was passed by the state House 64-29 on Thursday and then again later in the evening by the Senate 23-8.

The author of the bill and a former Christian radio talk show host, Janet Folger Porter, welcomed the approval of bill and wrote on her blog Faith2Action, "The Heartbeat Bill just passed the Ohio Senate, which had been held it up for the last six years".

Faber, asked if he expects the OH proposal to survive a legal challenge, said Tuesday: "I think it has a better chance than it did before". It's called the Heartbeat Bill, but that's a bit of misnomer, since the circulatory system of an embryo that early in pregnancy hasn't really developed what most of us recognize as a proper heart.

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But despite Porter's ability to secure funding for what sounds like the worst movie ever made, she has struggled to get this heartbeat bill passed through the OH legislature.

Porter was optimistic the bill would survive legal challenges. "New president, new Supreme Court justice appointees, change the dynamic", state Senate President Keith Faber, a Republican, told WHIO-TV following the vote.

"By passing these draconian abortion bills this legislature is creating two Ohios: one for women who have the means to travel to another state for abortion care, and one for women who lack those resources", Executive Director Kellie Copeland said in a statement.

Lawmakers passed the heartbeat bill on Tuesday. "The bill imposes excessive restrictions that would strictly limit a woman's right to obtain an abortion, even under circumstances resulting from mental health and improperly ignores religious concerns". Kasich has 10 days to sign or veto the legislation once it reaches his desk.

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But Tuesday, Faber said he was emboldened to pass the heartbeat bill because of Trump's election and the anti-abortion U.S. Supreme Court justices the president-elect would select. They were right to wait - federal courts have regularly shot down similar "heartbeat" bills as unconstitutional and the Supreme Court has refused to hear appeals.

According to NPR, the "Heartbeat Bill" is not the solitarily obstructive abortion law being well-thought-out by Ohio's Administration.

The legislation also would place a cap of a 90 days' worth supply on a painkiller prescription and require anyone who doesn't have that prescription filled after 30 days to get a new one. "John Kasich needs to listen and veto both the six-week and 20-week abortions bans".

More than half of all abortions in Ohio previous year were performed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, according to Ohio Department of Health records.

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Gonidakis said the ACLU and Planned Parenthood are both "confident they can win a heartbeat bill litigation", but less certain about the 20-week ban, which is why they have not contested it in other states.



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