"We stand with Iowa lawmakers and Governor Kim Reynolds for advancing legislation that recognizes the humanity of the unborn child by acknowledging and protecting her or him at the first detectable heartbeat".
She added: "This law is not just about the women and families of Iowa, it's about all Americans having the right to decide if, when, and how to have a family". This is about life. I am not going to back down from who I am or what I believe in.
Reynolds said at the bill signing that stopping a beating heart is immoral and to sell fetal body parts, which also is outlawed in the legislation, is "sickening".
Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said the heartbeat bill will "undoubtedly be challenged by the courts like other unconstitutional abortion bans before it".
Abortion opponents hoping to land the issue back in front of the nation's top court believe the 5-4 conservative majority could sharply curtail abortion access or ban it outright. That can happen as early as six weeks' gestation, before many women even know they are pregnant.
In recent years, states like Arkansas and North Dakota have passed fetal heartbeat bans similar to the one Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) just signed, though both have been blocked in court.
Planned Parenthood and the ACLU promised a lawsuit against Reynolds before she signed the bill, criticizing the governor for signing a bill they say is "so clearly unconstitutional".
There had been little doubt that Reynolds, who describes herself as "100 percent pro-life", would sign the bill.
However, supporters of the bill such as GOP state Sen. Gov. Reynolds, we'll see you in court.
Dawn Laguens, the executive vice president of Planned Parenthood, told Fox News that the legislation is "an extreme and draconian policy that takes aim at a woman's right to control her own body, life, and future".
"We couldn't be more pleased", DeWitte said in a statement. It additionally stated passage and enactment of the measure has set the state up for a protracted authorized struggle.
However, the measure would not ban abortion after six weeks in all cases - some exemptions include instances of rape, incest, fetal abnormalities or to save the mother's life.
Such an action could only be blocked by the UN Security Council but the USA could simply veto any such resolution. Technically, Trump must decide by May 12 whether to renew "waivers" suspending some of the US sanctions on Iran.
Police were initially called to the scene on reports that a man was holding his wife hostage inside a home. There are five officers injured from East Haven , three from North Haven and one from Branford.
Utah shot splendidly throughout and finished 15 for 32 from behind the arc while posting a 51.2 percentage from the floor overall. The Rockets were outplayed badly early in the contest before rallying in the middle two quarters to take the lead.
An estimated 6,00,000 Rohingya Muslims had fled Myanmar's Rakhine State since August a year ago after large-scale violence there. Unless the government of Myanmar gives the Rohingya their denied citizenship rights, there will be little progress.
Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, was re-elected for a fourth Kremlin term in March. Navalny has called for nationwide rallies to protest against inauguration on 7 May to a fourth presidential term.
Jay-Z is the target of a subpoena regarding an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission investigation. Carter had no role in that reporting or Iconix' s other actions as a public company", the rep said.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
Residents from Luana Street to the end of Leilani Estates are being asked to evacuate, Hawaii County Civil Defense confirms. But this time, the magma moved elsewhere - about 10 miles (16 kilometers) southeast of the east rift zone.
He informs his team that the hashtag they are to use this season is "Never enough" - whether in golf, training or school. The full bracket will be released toward the end of the NCAA team championship, which is slated to be played on May 22.
McIlroy shot a final-round 62 to win his first Wells Fargo Championship in 2010. "I'm a proud victor of (the U.S. However, he shot a 2-over-par 74 on Sunday and finished tied for fifth, six shots behind first-time victor Reed.
Tiger back for Wells Fargo looking to build
McIlroy is a two-time victor at this event , has three other top-10s, and finished 22nd at the PGA Championship here a year ago. Woods was six shots behind after a day in which he struggled to get his speed right on the greens. "I don't care about the U.S.
UNSC team meets Suu Kyi over Rohingya
Thousands of refugees gathered amid scorching heat at the Kutupalong camp to welcome the visiting delegation. Theplomats are slated to head to northern Rakhine state on Tuesday.
Salah scoops FWA Player of the Year award
But Salah believes talk of him winning the Ballon d'Or is unjustified due to his recent two-game goal drought. Mo Salah has been named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year.