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Understanding the Toughest Anti-Abortion Law in the Country, the 'Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act'

The Arkansas legislature voted yesterday to override Governor Mike Beebe's wise veto of SB 134, a.k.a. the Human Heartbeat Protection Act, which would ban nearly all abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. It's by far the harshest abortion ban in the country, the most egregious challenge to Roe v Wade passed by a…