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the love of family and love of god the latest move to curb abortion rights in the United States lawmakers in Louisiana voted on Wednesday to pass a so called heart beat bell it would ban abortions from the time a fetal heart beat is detected at around six weeks before many women know they're pregnant Louisiana is now the fifth state to pass a heart beat bill this year but it's the only one to win backing from a democratic governor John bel Edwards has said he is pro life and his pledge to sign the bill the new measure would allow abortions if the mother was at risk of death or injury but does not make exceptions for rape or incest , a total of eight states have passed anti abortion legislation this year hoping in part to push the US Supreme Court to overturn roe versus Wade the nineteen seventy three landmark case established women's right to end their pregnancy but anti abortion activists have been trying to overturn it ever since today they see an opportunity with five conservative justices on the Supreme Court a majority of the new anti abortion measures have also triggered some fallout , Georgia passed a new heart beat lot earlier in the month and that's a problem for American media giant Disney which has shot blockbusters like Black Panther and Avengers endgame their CEO Bob Eiger spoke exclusively to writers on Wednesday I think many people who work for us will not want to work there and %HESITATION we'll have to he their wishes in that regard the is also likely to be challenged in the courts and that could delay it and we're being work would being careful and cautious about it but if it becomes law %HESITATION I I don't see how it's practical for us to continue to shoot there Georgia has lowered many film and TV productions with the tax credit Disney is the second company to speak up earlier in the week Netflix threatened to rethink its investment there if the new law takes effect meanwhile Louisiana's new anti abortion measure is into reality just yet it won't go into effect until US appeals court rules on whether to allow a similar measure in neighboring Mississippi