Florida “fetal heartbeat” bill could outlaw abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy

A bill in the Florida Legislature would outlaw abortions once the heartbeat of the fetus has been detected. The bill’s sponsor, Republican Representative Mike Hill told WFLA that his “oath said that I would protect life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” But Amy Weintraub, the reproductive rights program director for Progress Florida, warns that… Read more »