Iowa governor signs fetal 'heartbeat bill' into law

Pro-abortion activists demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington DC

On Friday, May 4, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed the controversial "Fetal Heartbeat" abortion bill into law, effectively making the state the most hard in the union in which to terminate a pregnancy. States began nipping at Roe soon after it came down, and in 1992, the justices upheld several abortion regulations while extending Roe's core promise to permit women to end their pregnancies up to the point of fetal viability, or about 24 weeks' gestation.

As pro-lifers rejoice, Gov. Reynolds says she expects the battle over the bill to continue in the courts.

Kim Reynolds has signed into law an overhaul of Iowa's energy policies.

Planned Parenthood held a rally outside the Capitol Friday and said they plan to file a lawsuit against Governor Reynolds since she signed the bill into law.

The laws bans abortion in all circumstances after six weeks of being pregnant, which critics of the laws argue is earlier than most ladies are conscious they're pregnant. The Senate approved similar legislation earlier this year, but it stalled in the House of Representatives. It also redirects the discussion from abortion being a "difficult choice" back to where it rightfully belongs, to that of recognizing that all life is a gift from God, and it should not be terminated in its most innocent and vulnerable stage.

Should Reynolds sign the bill, it will nearly certainly be challenged in federal court, where the case would likely end up before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. "She has repeatedly proclaimed herself to be "pro-life", Ms Belin said, and in an election year, "I can't imagine her enraging social conservatives by blocking" the bill. "I stand behind our governor and her support of a bill that will uphold our pro-life values and outlaw this very bad practice of selling fetal body parts". She credited her faith as the force that "leads her to protect every Iowan, no matter how small".

"I am here to tell Governor Reynolds, We will see you in court", said Suzanna de Baca, president of the Heartland division of Planned Parenthood, according to a Reuters report. The Daily Iowan previously reported that University of Iowa constitutional-law Professor Paul Gowder said the bill will nearly certainly not survive a court challenge. However, this is bigger than just a law. It is the earliest abortion ban in the United States. Rick Bertrand say they're counting on such a fight and plan to win it.

"We need to be more aggressive at treating this disgusting addiction that is occurring in our state", he said.

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