Legislature’s passage of 6-week abortion ban celebrated, slammed

Thursday’s passage of the “Heartbeat Protection Act” — outlawing abortions after six weeks of pregnancy — drew jubilance and fury, including shouting and demonstrating that led security to clear demonstrators from the Statehouse gallery.

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the legislation Thursday evening.

Both sides agree on one thing, though. It’s a historic move.

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