On Thursday, the Ohio House of Representatives approved an “anti-abortion” heartbeat bill.

The bill, which was passed 58-35 in a lame-duck session, was originally introduced in March 2015. The legislation seeks to ban abortions after the first fetal heartbeat is detected. It does not provide exceptions of rape or incest. 

Republican Gov. John Kasich vetoed a similar bill last year, saying at the time it was inconsistent to previous Supreme Court rulings. 

The bill will move to the Senate for a vote. 

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