Stacey Abrams, a former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, believes her state’s “heartbeat bill” is “an abominable and evil bill…bad [not only] for morality and our humanity, it’s bad for business.”
Last week, lawmakers in Georgia passed H.B. 481, one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, despite threats from Hollywood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The bill bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is typically around the 6th week of pregnancy.
The Writers Guild of America released a statement saying they would oppose working in Georgia if the state’s fetal heartbeat bill becomes a law. The bill, HB481, would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected, which is usually around the 6th week of pregnancy.