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Iowa legislature votes to ban abortions after 20 weeks


Iowa legislature votes to ban abortions after 20 weeks
The Hill

The Iowa state House late Wednesday gave final approval to a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest Republican-controlled state to move toward new limits on abortion access.Current law in Iowa prohibits abort

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