With the filing of the first lawsuit against the state of Georgia over its “heartbeat” abortion law, entertainment companies continue to threaten a possible boycott of the state despite whatever financial or legal issues that might cause.
Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit June 28 in U.S. district court in Atlanta, challenging the law that would make abortion illegal in the state at the time of a fetal heartbeat, usually about six to eight weeks into a pregnancy. The law goes into effect Jan. 1.
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