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this morning as you all know George's the state the values life Georgia's Republican governor Brian camp signed controversial legislation Tuesday outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heart beats opponents say it's a virtual ban because fetal heart beats can be detected as early as six weeks before a woman may even be aware she is pregnant I realize that some might founded in the court of law , but our job is to do what is right , not what is , Georges bill comes as other states have passed similar measures Reuters correspondent Dan Trotta groups including the ACLU and the center for reproductive rights have said they will sue the governor himself said he's expecting the suits and this is part of the larger battle going on behind the scenes that is the anti abortion side really wants to try to get these cases before the Supreme Court so that the newly conservatives for spring court with two appointees of president trump could possibly overturn roe versus Wade the nineteen seventy three ruling that guarantees a woman's right to an abortion , camp who beat Democrats Stacey Abrams for the governorship says he's up holding his promise to bring the toughest abortion laws in the nation to Georgia protesters some dressed as handmaids rallied outside the capital with one holding a sign with the date for the next general election for governor and in neighboring Alabama a bill that would ban all abortion except to save the life of the mother is due to come up for a vote in the state Senate on Thursday after having passed the house last week