— Nicquel Terry Ellis (@NTerryEllis) May 7, 2019
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a “fetal heartbeat bill” Tuesday that will make abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected illegal in the state, with certain exceptions.
“Georgia is a state that values life,” Kemp said before signing the bill into law. “We stand up for those who are unable to speak for themselves.”
“But our job is to do what is right, not what is easy,” he continued. “We will not back down. We will always continue to fight for life.”
The bill makes exceptions in cases of “rape, incest, and situations when the mother’s health is at risk,” reported CBS News.
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