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Arizona House OKs ban on abortions after 20 weeks

Abortion

The Arizona Legislature has approved a pro-life bill that includes generally banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

The House's vote of 37-22 on Tuesday sends the bill to Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who has signed previous pro-life legislation.

Besides the 20-week ban, the bill's other requirements include mandating that the state establish a website with images of unborn babies at various stages of development for women to view.

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The state would join six other states that have similar bans. Nebraska enacted its in 2010 and five others followed in 2011.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Whitney Williams
Whitney Williams

Whitney happily serves WORLD as web editorial assistant. When she's not working from her home office in Texas, she's probably fishing or hunting with her husband.

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