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Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions

By Sabrina Tavernise and Sheryl Gay Stolberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Christina Hagan, the youngest woman in the Ohio Legislature, received a surprise last week. The toughest piece of abortion legislation in the country — a bill she had championed for years — suddenly passed.

The measure, which would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks, was long presumed dead. But now that Donald J. Trump is headed to the White House, the political winds have changed, and it passed with overwhelming majorities.

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