Anti-abortion bill clears Georgia Senate committee

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ATLANTA (AP) — Abortion rights activists chanted "shame" as Republicans on a Georgia Senate committee moved Monday to ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

The Senate Science and Technology Committee approved the bill on a party-line vote of 3 to 2. The legislation, backed by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp,...
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Published on March 18, 2019 -  00:09
Protesters Chant 'Shame' as Bill Banning Abortion After Six Weeks Passes Georgia Senate Committee Vote
A bill that would ban abortions after six weeks passed a second Georgia Senate committee vote on Monday, March 18.According to reports from WABE and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia’s Senate Science and Technology Committee voted 3-2 to move the legislation, Georgia House Bill 481, onwards to a full floor vote. Republicans on the committee voted in favor of the bill while Democrats voted against it.This footage shows protesters and activists chanting “shame” after the vote passed. Credit: Planned Parenthood Southeast Advocates via Storyful

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