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Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. Reynolds (I)

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In 2019, the Iowa Supreme Court permanently enjoined Iowa’s fetal heartbeat law, which was enacted to protect innocent, unborn life by prohibiting elective abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.

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Chris Schandevel
Chris Schandevel
Senior Counsel
Chris Schandevel serves as legal counsel on Alliance Defending Freedom’s Appellate Advocacy Team.