Steigerwalt on NPR Discussing Georgia’s Controversial Heartbeat Bill

Posted On May 18, 2019

Talking to GPB Radio, Dr. Amy Steigerwalt dives deep into the legal aspect of the newly signed Georgia House Bill 481, also known as the Heartbeat Bill. The topic is gaining an increasing domestic and international attention and begging a lot of questions on how the new law would interact with the other laws.

Dr. Amy Steigerwalt is a Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University specialized in American politics and public law. Her latest book, Gendered Vulnerability: How Women Work Harder to Stay in Office, was co-authored with Dr. Jeffrey Lazarus and published by the University of Michigan Press in 2018.

Listen to the full episode here.