January 17, 2017

'Heartbeat' Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress

Iowa Rep. Steve King introduced a bill to prohibit abortions when a pre-born baby's heartbeat can be detected. Pre-born babies' hearts begin to beat as early as 21 days after fertilization. The Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 490) mandates that abortionists check for a fetal heartbeat before committing abortions. They may not commit an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected. The only exception to this law would be if a mother's life was in danger. The bill specifies that this does not include "psychological or emotional conditions." Read more...


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