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After two previous attempts in 2013 and 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Tuesday that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with exceptions in cases of rape and incest, or when the mother’s life is at risk.
The bill would exempt those undertaken when the life of the mother is at risk or in cases of rape and incest.
And yet the House voted this week 237-189 for a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks, except in cases of rape, incest, or a direct threat to the mother’s life.
The legislation would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks except for cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is in danger.
Such role-playing can involve both age play, in which one partner pretends or both partners pretend to be an age other than their own, and incest fantasies.
No public subsidies can be used, except in cases that involve rape, incest, or preserving the life of the mother.
Jones said the bill, which prohibited abortions after 20 weeks, mandated certain requirements be met to permit abortions after 20 weeks in the case of a medical emergency, rape or incest.
Women can now terminate pregnancies resulting from rape or incest; when the fetus has severe abnormalities; when a girl is under 18, and cannot care for the baby herself; or if the pregnancy endangers the life of the woman or fetus.
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