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Ohio “Heartbeat” Bill Stalled For Legal Analysis

Robin Marty

The controversial bill won't be voted on until November at the earliest.

The Ohio bill to ban all abortions from the point in which a heartbeat can be detected is in yet another round of limbo, as senate leaders ask for a legal analysis before bringing it up for a vote.

Via The Republic:

The Ohio Senate’s Republican leader says he’s asking a group of state lawmakers to review legal questions related to a bill that would ban abortions at the first detectable fetal heartbeat.

President Tom Niehaus (NEE’-hows) said Tuesday he wants the group to vet any legal issues and report back to him in November.

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Let’s see if “totally violates Roe V. Wade” is considered a “legal issue.”

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