Ohio governor vetoes ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, but passes 20-week ban


Gov. John Kasich rejected the so-called “heartbeat bill,” vetoing the GOP-passed legislation that would have given Ohio the strictest abortion ban in the nation.

Kasich did tighten Ohio’s abortion laws by signing a bill that would prevent abortions after 20 weeks, when opponents of the procedure say fetuses can feel pain.

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