Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Step In the Right Direction

Ohio House approves abortion ban after heartbeat

COLUMBUS | Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:56pm EDT
(Reuters) - The Ohio House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectable, which can be as early as six weeks.
The House voted 54 to 43 for the ban, along party lines, with most Republicans voting in favor.
If enacted, the law would be a challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling which upheld a woman's right to an abortion until the fetus is viable outside the womb, usually at 22-24 weeks.
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1 comment:

Matushka Anna said...

That certainly is a step in the right direction. Whew.