A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is suing the state over the law, signed by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant in March. The organization is Mississippi’s sole abortion clinic.

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on the clinic’s request that he block the law from taking effect July 1. It is unclear whether Reeves will issue an immediate decision.

This Friday, May 17, 2019 photo shows the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state's only abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
This Friday, May 17, 2019 photo shows the Jackson Women’s Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state’s only abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The judge ruled in 2018 that a Mississippi law banning abortion at 15 weeks was unconstitutional.

Governors in Kentucky, Ohio and Georgia have signed bans on abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, around six weeks. Alabama’s governor signed a measure making abortion a felony in nearly all cases.

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A “No Trespassing” sign is posted along the fencing protecting the parking lot of the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state’s only abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
This Friday, May 17, 2019 photo shows an examination/procedure room at the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state's only abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
This Friday, May 17, 2019 photo shows an examination/procedure room at the Jackson Women’s Health Organization in Jackson, Miss. The facility is the state’s only abortion clinic. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Shannon Brewer, the clinic director at the Jackson Women's Health Organization, expresses her concerns about the growing number of abortion restrictive bills being passed by state legislatures, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Shannon Brewer, the clinic director at the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, expresses her concerns about the growing number of abortion restrictive bills being passed by state legislatures, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)