Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks

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Published on April 14, 2022 - Duration: 01:30s

Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks

Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill , Banning Abortions After 15 Weeks.

NPR reports GOP Gov.

Ron DeSantis has signed a new bill that bans abortions after only 15 weeks in Florida.

NPR reports GOP Gov.

Ron DeSantis has signed a new bill that bans abortions after only 15 weeks in Florida.

The law will take effect July 1, replacing a previous iteration that prohibited abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy.

The law will take effect July 1, replacing a previous iteration that prohibited abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy.

House Bill 5 protects babies in the womb who have beating hearts, who can move, who can taste, who can see, and who can feel pain.

, Florida Gov.

Ron DeSantis, via NPR.

Life is a sacred gift worthy of our protection... , Florida Gov.

Ron DeSantis, via NPR.

... and I am proud to sign this great piece of legislation which represents the most significant protections for life in the state's modern history.

, Florida Gov.

Ron DeSantis, via NPR.

According to NPR, the new bill does not make exceptions for instances of rape, incest or human trafficking.

According to NPR, the new bill does not make exceptions for instances of rape, incest or human trafficking.

Abortion rights advocates worry that the new bill will disproportionately affect marginalized communities.

We've entered a dangerous time for Floridians' reproductive freedom.

, Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.

In just a few months, thousands of pregnant people in Florida will no longer be able to access the care they need without leaving their state.

, Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.

The supporters of this bill have put their own political ambitions and beliefs before the health and futures of their constituents.

, Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR.

The supporters of this bill have put their own political ambitions and beliefs before the health and futures of their constituents.

, Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood President, via NPR


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