Fetal Heartbeat Bill Passes in House and Senate, Awaits Governor’s Signature
DES MOINES, Iowa – A controversial measure that would make most abortions illegal in Iowa after a fetal heartbeat is detected has passed in the Iowa House and Senate. The House passed the measure late Tuesday night and after debate in the Senate, it was also passed early Wednesday morning. The debate has been a long time coming and now the bill will head to Gov. Kim Reynolds’ desk for a final signature before it becomes law.