HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Two Pennsylvania lawmakers have introduced new legislation known as a “heartbeat bill.”
The bill is being proposed by State Senator Doug Mastriano and State Representative Stephanie Borowicz.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into And Ignites Biomat USA Plasma Building On Western Avenue; Multiple People Dead And Trapped Inside
It would require all physicians before proceeding with abortion to determine if the baby has a heartbeat.READ MORE: 10th Annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival Continues In Butler County
If a heartbeat is detected, the abortion cannot be performed.
Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio have all passed similar legislation, but none have taken effect.MORE NEWS: In-Person Graduation Ceremonies For Pittsburgh Public Schools Taking Place At Petersen Events Center
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has said he will veto any abortion bill and Attorney General Josh Shapiro also said on Twitter, “Not so fast. Roe v. Wade is law of the land – I won’t allow it to be violated in our Commonwealth.”