by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/02/19, 10:55 am
Georgia’s “heartbeat law” is on hold, for now. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones on Tuesday temporarily blocked the state’s protections for unborn infants with a “detectable human heartbeat.” Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, signed the law in May, and it was scheduled to take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.