Florida Senate Set To Vote On 6-Week Abortion Ban

  • The Florida state Senate is poised to vote on the “heartbeat” abortion bill, after the six-week ban on most abortions cleared its final hurdle in committee.
  • SB 300 was placed on the state Senate’s special order calendar for Thursday and, according to Florida Politics, may be voted on that same day.
  • Filed by Florida state Sen. Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach, the measure would ban doctors from knowingly performing or inducing an abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy. This would be a change from the state’s current 15-week abortion ban, which lawmakers had touted as a fair compromise when it was passed last year.
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