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Ohio Passes Heartbeat Bill!



Last Thursday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the Human Rights and Heartbeat Protection Act (S.B. 23) into law. The new law prohibits doctors from performing an abortion if a heartbeat can be detected, except in cases to save the life of the mother or to prevent the…

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Ohio Legislature Passes Heartbeat Bill



https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/WB_Ohio_Legislature_1118.mp3 The Ohio state legislature has passed a bill that would ban all abortion after a baby’s heart is detected. State lawmakers in South Carolina and Kentucky have also announced plans to introduce similar bills in their respective states in January 2019. The Ohio Heartbeat Bill (HB 258) would require doctors to test for a fetal heartbeat prior to performing an abortion. If a fetal heartbeat is detected, the bill would prohibit doctors from performing …

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Fetal Organ Harvesting Videos Placed on Restraining Order



Planned Parenthood’s alleged undercover sale of fetal body parts is making abortion advocates desperate. They know that for-profit participation in fetal organ trafficking is indefensible in the public eye, so instead of engaging the debate, they are attempting to silence it. A series of videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), giving the public an inside look into Planned Parenthood’s grisly abortion business, have garnered over 5.7 million views. They have sparked ongoing …

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Chinese Eating Babies & Planned Parenthood Abortionists



China Eating Babies On the menu of some exclusive Chinese restaurants is an item that goes by the name of Spare Rib Soup. Very expensive, it is usually served only in the back rooms to known customers, who are willing to pay to premium for this delicacy. So what is Spare Rib Soup? Brace yourselves. Spare Rib Soup…. is actually a human soup, made from the bodies of aborted babies. It is regarded by the …

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Check the pulse: An update on heartbeat legislation



  Heartbeat legislation, which places restrictions on abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, continues to move forward. The month of March has been particularly busy. The Alabama House of Representatives passed heartbeat legislation, while a heartbeat bill was reintroduced in the Ohio state Senate. And while a federal judge struck down portions of the Arkansas heartbeat bill, he let stand the provision under which mothers would be informed that their baby’s heart was beating before …

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Heartbeat Informational Page



Sign our Petition to Ban Abortion from the Very First Heartbeat. Quick Q&A Q: What is heartbeat legislation? A: Heartbeat legislation is a colloquial term for legislative bills which would protect the unborn from abortion after the unborn human has detectable heartbeat. To date, all heartbeat legislation has been introduced and fought at the state level. Q: Would these bills put women in jail? A: No, all heartbeat bills which have been proposed penalize the abortionist, …

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From the Countries



Health Ministers Want to Kill Africa Health ministers from more than 40 African countries recently met to discuss health strategies for the continent under the Maputo Protocol. The ministers’ solution was to adopt a proposal to increase legal abortion in that continent, reported the Ethiopian Herald. “A wider women’s health programme should he institutionalized including broad coverage of family planning (repositioned into wider reproductive health programmes),” the document states. “Amongst other factors,… safe abortion services …

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President’s Page: Abortion, Crime and Punishment



Not long ago, I was in Cleveland to speak to a pro-life group. At the dinner before the talk, one of my tablemates, who professed to be wholeheartedly against abortion, trotted out the argument that the legalization of abortion in the early 1970s led to a major drop in murder and other violent crimes a generation later. He had just read Freakonomics by University of Chicago Professor Steven D. Levitt, who maintains that legalized abortion …

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