The ban on abortion at the first heartbeat of the fetus was also voted in Louisiana, after the law came into force a few days ago in Alabama. 

USA: ban to abortion also in Louisiana
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The provision does not provide for exceptions, not even in the case of rape or incest. The doctors who will interrupt the pregnancy will commit a crime risking up to two years in prison. The law is now ready to be signed by Democratic governor John Bel Edwards.