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As goes Texas, so goes Florida. The Sunshine State looks ready to follow in its Republican brothers’ footsteps as its state legislature considers a bill which would ban abortions after six weeks of gestation, according to AP News. The bill, which many Democratic lawmakers call extremely limiting, would allow abortions past six weeks only when the mother’s life was in danger, or in cases of rape or incest.

The new, six-week bill passed a House subcommittee on March 16, with a 13-5 vote, per WESH. The bill is likely to pass in the House and Senate, as both chambers have indicated they’re in favor of the legislation, per AP News. Governor Ron DeSantis, who is a Republican, is expected to sign the bill if passed.

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