Video: Protest Erupts in New Orleans over Expected Abortion Ban
Abortion rights supporters protested Louisiana’s expected “heartbeat” bill. Pregnant women as early as six weeks could be refused an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected with no exceptions in cases of rape or incest. Critics have pointed out that many women don’t even know they’re pregnant at this point. If the bill passes, Louisiana will be the ninth state this year to limit or outlaw abortion.