Anti-choice activists in Ohio are gearing up to see if they can get the state senate to approve a ban on all abortions from the point in which a heartbeat is detected — as soon as 18 days post conception. And bill author Janet Porter claims this could be the “end of abortion” for the country.
Dr. Jack Willke testified that the Heartbeat Bill will save 95 percent of the babies who would otherwise be aborted – that’s 26,000 Ohio babies every year – a school bus full of children every single day!
We also have every indication that the current Supreme Court will uphold Ohio’s Heartbeat Law. In Gonzales v. Carhart (which upheld the ban on partial-birth abortion), the Supreme Court, after nearly four decades of recognizing only “potential life” in the womb, recognized as an undisputed “finding of fact” that a “living fetus” exists from the time of detectable heartbeat! What happens in Ohio will affect the nation! Already seven states are lined up to follow Ohio’s lead.
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And if that doesn’t get you all excited, she has some heart shaped cookies for the senators she can’t wait to hand out.
The Ohio House already passed the ban last legislative session, leaving the Senate as the final hurdle.