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Iowa lawmakers pass the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban — as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected

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The Republican-led legislature in Iowa has passed a bill that, if signed into law, will become the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban: It forbids doctors from performing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected. In many cases, that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before many women even know they’re expecting.

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