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Gov. Beebe Vetoes Unconstitutional Heartbeat Abortion Ban, Will Legislature Override Again?

Governor Mike Beebe.

The governor has used the same argument to veto the even more restrictive 12-week ban. Will the legislature override him anyway?

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Arkansas Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of 20-Week Abortion Ban, Passes Heartbeat Ban


The GOP is highly concerned about fiscal responsibility, unless the money is being wasted defending unconstitutional abortion bans.

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Arkansas Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe.

The governor will veto a ban on abortions after 20 weeks.

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Modified Arkansas Heartbeat Ban Heads to Senate, Then Governor

Ohio's new heartbeat bill, which could make abortion illegal as early as six weeks from the pregnant person's last menstrual period, will be introduced at a Thursday afternoon press conference.

A likely 12 week abortion ban has almost cleared every hoop in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Senate Passes Unconstitutional 20-Week Ban, House Committee Passes Unconstitutional Heartbeat Ban

The Arkansas Senate passed a 20 week ban, sending it back to the House then on to the governor.

The Senate passes a 20 week ban, sending it back to the House then on to the governor.

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Arkansas Heartbeat Ban Fails in Committee; Too Strict for Some, Too Lenient for Others

Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, right, speaks during a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

The heartbeat ban may be stuck in committee. Why? It’s not strict enough.

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Arkansas Heartbeat Ban Likely to Pass, Even Without Governor’s Support

Senator Jason Rapert.

Rapert knows his heartbeat ban is constitutionally sound. He just can’t tell you who told him so.

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North Dakota House Passes Ban on Gender or Genetic Abnormalities, Heartbeat Ban

Rep. Kylie Oversen.

While parts of the country were being blanketed by snow this weekend, the North Dakota legislature kept right on plowing ahead through a massive list of abortion bans and restrictions.

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Passage of Arkansas Heartbeat Ban Looking Less Likely, Despite “Compromise”

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe. (US News)

The ban has been tabled. Could that be a positive sign?

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Mississippi Heartbeat Ban Doomed Again this Year, By Its Own Sponsor

Committee Chairman Andy Gipson (R-Braxton). (Daily News)

Much as we predicted, the Mississippi ban on abortions after an embryonic heart tone can be discerned will never make it to a full vote.

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