"Heartbeat Bill" On Ohio Governor John Kasich's Desk for Signature
Ohio Governor John Kasich may not have won the Republican Presidential nomination but he can certainly win the praise and approval of many people who have been praying for the ending of abortion in America with a new bill he has the power to sign into law. The "Heartbeat Bill" is a new bill passed by Ohio lawmakers this week and now awaits the signature into law by Ohio Governor John Kasich's. The bill bans abortions in the state under all circumstances after the baby's heartbeat has been detected, a development in the fetus that occurs at 6 weeks.
"One, a new President, new Supreme Court justice appointees change the dynamic, and that there was a consensus in our caucus to move forward," Ohio Senate President and Republican Keith Faber told reporters according to CNN.
Kasich has 10 days from Tuesday to sign the bill into law or if he chooses to do neither sign nor veto, the law will become effective in early 2017.
Current law restricts abortions after 20 weeks in Ohio.