Georgia’s ‘Heartbeat bill’ struck down by federal judge

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Abortion rights activists are breathing a little easier after a Federal District Judge ruled to temporarily stop Georgia’s controversial ‘Heartbeat bill’ (H.B 481) from going into effect on Jan.1.

Judge Steve C. Jones made his ruling after the ACLU sued that the abortion bill was on constitutional and that the “personhood” aspects of the law were too “vague” and could put abortion provider in violation of the law.

Judge Jones agreed,