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Ban proposed on abortions after five months

| News Service of Florida

Abortion opponents will seek approval during this year’s legislative session of a bill that would prevent abortions beyond five months of pregnancy.

The bill, which was announced in an online news conference Wednesday, has not been filed but is being called the Florida Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Similar measures have been filed in the past but have not received legislative approval. This year’s session will start March 2.


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