Local

Florida House of Representatives prepares to vote on controversial abortion bill

TALLAHASSEE

Florida lawmakers are expected to make a decision on the controversial abortion bill.

The bill they are voting on is House Bill 5. If it passes, abortion will be banned after 15 weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest.

If it passes the house, then it goes to the Senate to vote.

Governor Ron DeSantis has signaled his support for the bill, which, if passed by both the House and Senate, would go into effect the first July.

READ MORE: Florida House introduces bill to ban abortion after 15 weeks

The next closest state to a late abortion would be North Carolina, which has banned abortions after the first 20 weeks.

Copyright 2022 Fort Myers Broadcasting Company. Copyright Registered. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without prior written consent.

https://www.winknews.com/2022/02/16/florida-house-set-to-vote-on-controversial-abortion-bill/ Florida House of Representatives prepares to vote on controversial abortion bill

Tom Vazquez

USTimeToday is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@ustimetoday.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button