Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out Against New Abortion Bill Promoted By Georgia Governor Brian Kemp -- Can She Win?

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is going after the law signed by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp that puts some limits on abortion in the state.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out Against New Abortion Bill Promoted By Georgia Governor Brian Kemp -- Can She Win?751
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According to New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a new bill related to abortion that was recently brought up -- the "fetal heartbeat bill" -- was nothing more than a cheap attempt to sneak in a total ban on abortion disguised as something else.

Ocasio-Cortez expressly referred to the new proposed legislation as a "backdoor ban" on abortions and was highly critical of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and those who have expressed their support for the bill so far.

The new bill would make it illegal to perform an abortion if a heartbeat can be detected from the fetus.

However, according to experts, this can happen in as little as six weeks in most pregnancy cases, making the bill a very controversial one, since it gives women very little time to react.

Ocasio-Cortez pointed out that the timing of the bill would make it tricky because a woman needs some time even to find out that she is pregnant in the first place, and the law would effectively prevent pretty much everyone from getting an abortion in a reasonable timeframe.

The liberal rising star wrote: "'6 weeks pregnant' = 2 weeks late on your period. Most of the men writing these bills don't know the first thing about a woman's body outside of the things they want from it. It's relatively common for a woman to have a late period + not be pregnant. So this is a backdoor ban."

AOC is not the only one to speak out against the bill, as various other politicians -- including some prominent names -- have given statements about it and have described it negatively.

Still, the bill does have a lot of support from multiple sides at the same time, and it seems like it has a real chance of passing if the current trend continues.

With the number of negative responses observers have seen so far though, there is still a chance that the legislation will not get approved in the end because critics say it does not follow Roe v. Wade.

The law that is set to go into effect in January 2020 will probably get challenged in court.

Do you think the so-called abortion ban is necessary, yes or no?