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Fetal-heartbeat law faces federal lawsuit touting Roe v. Wade

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Little Rock challenging the constitutionality of a new law in Arkansas that bans abortions after 12 weeks of gestation if a heartbeat is detected and asking a federal judge to prevent its implementation in July.

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