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'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong

"The rhythm specified in the six-week abortion bans, she says, “is a group of cells with electrical activity. That’s what the heartbeat is at that stage of gestation … We are in no way talking about any kind of cardiovascular system.”"

Or TL;DR: it's not a heart and it's not pumping blood. "Heartbeat" ain't the right term at all.
wired.com/story/heartbeat-bill

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