HHS detailed that the new regulation reverses "the Trump administration's (2017-2021) changes to the program"
The bill prohibits doctors from performing or inducing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected, but provides exceptions in cases of rape, incest or domestic violence
The measure unanimously invalidated the legislation of the state of Coahuila that imposed from one to three years in prison "to the woman who voluntarily performs her abortion or to the person who causes her to have an abortion with her consent"
Texas' "Heartbeat bill" could prove a model for other states to enact similar laws prohibiting abortions for pregnancies older than six weeks.
Hundreds of Republican politicians have signed legal briefings supporting the constitutionality of Mississippi's abortion laws.