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Topic - Harry B. Blevins
A "fetal pain" bill that would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in most cases failed to clear a key Senate committee hurdle Thursday — a day after the full body passed a measure that would require all women to undergo ultrasound imaging before having an abortion.
"I think she had a big impact," he said, adding that he did listen carefully to both sides and had not made up his mind before coming into the room.
He added, however, that his committee vote should not be seen as an indicator of future decisions on abortion-related issues, since all of the bills are intended to accomplish different things.