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Friday, May 15, 2015


After months of delays, House Republicans passed a bill Wednesday that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy — except in cases of rape, incest or threat to the mother’s life.

The bill, which passed 242-184 along mostly party lines, was pulled in late January after a number of Republican women protested a rape-reporting requirement, calling it insensitive to rape survivors who did not immediately report a sexual assault. Originally, the bill required that a rape be reported to law enforcement officials for women to be exempt from the 20-week limit.

That provision was removed but, as a compromise, the bill now requires rape victims to receive counseling and face a 48-hour waiting period before getting an abortion after 20 weeks.

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Anonymous said...

A "fetus" has a beating heart that pumps blood to the brain at 12 weeks. That's why abortions were initially only allowed before the 12th week. Look at how immoral our society has become!

Anonymous said...

We kill innocents and let murderers, rapists, and child molesters live on the taxpayers expense.

We condone homosexuality and other abhorrent behavior while taking god out of our lives.

Jesus is coming back - and he's gonna be pretty pissed off!