Results from Tag: 'georgia'

The Georgia State Capitol stands in Atlanta.

Unborn Babies Are Recognized as Dependents in Georgia

A woman who is six-weeks pregnant as of July 20 may list her unborn child on her tax returns next year. Georgia’s 2019 law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectible recognizes the unborn child as a ‘natural person.’

Pro-life advocates hold signs at the 45th-annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 19, 2018.

Appeals Court May Wait to Rule on Georgia Abortion Law Until ‘Dobbs’ Is Decided

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Sept. 24 to consider overturning a permanent injunction blocking the 2019 Heartbeat Law from going into effect. Similar to a recently enacted law in Texas, Georgia’s law would prohibit abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. The law would also grant personhood rights to an unborn child.