United States

New bill in Florida would ban abortions after fetal heartbeat is detected

A bill filed by a Republican lawmaker in Florida aimed at banning abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detectable is poised to become one of the most restrictive laws in the country.

“It would definitely be one of the most extreme laws we’ve ever seen in Florida, and probably among the most...

Tallahassee's Old Capitol, built circa 1845, incorporates a Greek Revival portico. The new capitol building stands in the background. ...