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CNN: Ohio Gov. Kasich Signs into Law Ban on Abortion After 20 Weeks
Pro-life advocates, meanwhile, welcomed the decisions as a step closer to challenging Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal nationwide

Ohio governor bans abortions after 20 weeks while vetoing 'heartbeat' bill (CNN)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoed a measure that would have outlawed abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected while approving a law that prevents them after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

The vetoed proposal, commonly referred to as the "heartbeat bill," would have been the nation's strictest time-based legislation, banning abortions around six weeks.

But abortion rights advocates said the 20-week ban is troubling on its own, the latest abortion restriction passed under Kasich's watch.


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