DeSantis signs 15-week abortion ban into law | Fox News

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation banning abortions past 15 weeks on Thursday.

The legislation allows for abortions past 15 weeks only in situations involving a “fatal fetal abnormality,” and makes no exceptions for rape or incest. The law limits the time an abortion is legal by nine weeks, as abortions were previously banned in the state past 24 weeks.

DeSantis emphasized that the legislation is not the only aspect of his pro-life agenda, adding that the bill also allocates funds to increase the number of infant mortality review boards across Florida.