COLUMBUS, Ohio, February 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new bill being proposed in the Ohio General Assembly would ban all abortion as soon as an unborn baby’s heartbeat is detected.Even if the bill fails, its message will be clear: abortion stops a beating heart. Yes, it's as simple as that.
State Rep. Lynn Wachtmann (R-75th) will unveil the new “Heartbeat Bill” on Wednesday. The measure that would challenge Roe v. Wade by establishing an unborn child’s beating heart as the criterion for legal protection in Ohio.
An unborn child’s heartbeat is generally accepted as beating by 18-24 days after conception.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Great initiative by Ohio state legislators: