Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the measure Thursday, making Louisiana the fifth state to enact such a law, joining Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia.
By Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press
The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
At the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation, abortion rights supporters held rallies Tuesday in opposition to the wave of sweeping abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern states.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Doctors say a fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as five weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.
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By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Five other states have now passed similar bans, two of which have been blocked by the courts.
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