However, the measure would not ban abortion after six weeks in all cases - some exemptions include instances of rape, incest, fetal abnormalities or to save the mother's life. For me, it is immoral to stop an innocent beating heart.
"I believe that all innocent life is precious and sacred", Reynolds said at the Iowa State Capitol, where protesters could be heard during the bill signing.
At the rally, officials from the Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and the ACLU of Iowa said they would immediately take legal action if the governor signed the bill.
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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, a Democrat, is already considering whether his office would defend a new state abortion ban in court.
"It's especially disturbing that the passage of this bill comes at a time when Iowa legislators have also led a devastating assault on access to family planning and contraception, especially for poor and rural women", Stringer said in a statement, referring to the Legislature's creation of the Family Planning Network a year ago, which resulted in the closure of four Planned Parenthood clinics in the state.
Now in the Iowa women have the right to terminate a pregnancy before the 20th week. Those numbers haven't changed much in the past two decades, and the Supreme Court's abortion-rights ruling in Roe v Wade, 45 years on, continues to serve as a lightning rod.
Reynolds had not previously said whether she would sign the legislation, but noted: "I'm pro-life". She credited her faith as the force that "leads her to protect every Iowan, no matter how small".
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Yes, you read that correctly: In the opinion of Planned Parenthood, prohibiting the killing of human beings will make Iowa unsafe for families.
The law goes into effect July 1. A provision in that legislation requiring a three-day waiting period for abortions among the longest wait periods in the country was challenged in court. "This is bigger than just a law".
Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has introduced the Heartbeat Protection Act, a similar proposal, in the U.S. House of Representatives. "I stand behind our governor and her support of a bill that will uphold our pro-life values and outlaw this bad practice of selling fetal body parts".
"We need to be more aggressive at treating this terrible addiction that is occurring in our state", he said.
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