Louisiana governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion bill

Plus, protests have erupted in Missouri as state health officials have refused to renew the license of the state's last abortion clinic until doctors agree to interviews about alleged "deficiencies."
2:00 | 05/31/19

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Transcript for Louisiana governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion bill
Now to new developments in the escalating battle over abortion. The last clinic in Missouri closing today. In Louisiana the democratic governor signed the heart beat bill into law. More than a dozen states are including restrictions this year including Georgia which is facing backlash from major study yours. Steve osunsami is in Atlanta. Anti-abortion forces have been quite open about their plans which is to fight this issue state by state. Reporter: This morning Missouri is close to losing its very last abortion clinic. State health officials refusing to renew the St. Louis clinic's license until doctors agree on interviews about deficiencies. Demonstrators taking their anger to the St. Louis arch. Reporter: The fact of the clinic lies in the hands of a federal judge who is still deciding whether or not to step in. It's not a issue about pro-life. It's about a standard of care for women in the state of Reporter: If the court doesn't rule by the end of the day the clinic will be forced to close. We don't want to be the first state in the nation to lose access to legal abortion. Reporter: Nearly a dozen states including Louisiana, Ohio and Georgia passed similar laws this year all designed to meet up at the U.S. Supreme court and challenge a woman's right to an abortion. This morning several major film and television studios are threatening to no longer film their movie and TV shows here in Georgia because of the law passed here. That's a major business decision. Some of the biggest movies in the world have been filmed here. NBC universal, CBS show, Warner, Disney are expressing serious concerns. Steve thanks. We'll switch gears to the

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