Much activity has occurred involving the abortion states laws in Arkansas in the preceding few months. In March, the Arkansas legislature voted to override [JURIST report] Governor Mike Beebe's veto of the Human Heartbeat Protection Act. In February, the Arkansas Senate also voted to override a veto [JURIST report] of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act [HB 1037, PDF], which blocks abortions after 20 weeks.
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