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Despite Threats from Hollywood, Georgia PASSES the Fetal Heartbeat Bill

Mikaela Mathews : Apr 2, 2019  Christian Headlines

"We are not like New York or Virginia. We will not throw away children who aren't perfect because all children are perfect in the eyes of God." -Senate Science and Technology Chairwoman Renee Unterman

[] Last week, lawmakers in Georgia passed H.B. 481—one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country—despite threats from Hollywood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The bill bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is typically around the 6th week of pregnancy. (Image: Pixabay)

As Christian Headlines previously reported, Hollywood was not supportive of the bill. "[H.B. 481] would make Georgia an inhospitable place for those in the film industry to work, including our members," a statement from the Writer's Guild of America explained. Nearly 50 TV and film stars also signed a letter to the governor, threatening to no longer work in the state should the bill pass. Several major movies and TV shows have been produced and filmed in Georgia...

...However, lawmakers were not deterred. The bill passed 92 to 78, according to CNN. Women were previously allowed to abort up until 20 weeks of their pregnancy... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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