US House to vote on banning abortion after 20 weeks

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act will be voted on by the U.S. House on Oct. 3

Micah Pickering was born prematurely at 20 weeks. His eyes were “fused shut,” according to his mother, and his bones were still soft. He spent four months in the neonatal intensive care unit. Yet Micah survived against the odds, and is today a healthy 5 year-old attending Kindergarten. “When I look at a little baby, a 20-week baby, my heart is full. I’ve been that mom … [Read more...]

Fetal pain law now in Utah

Governor Gary Herbert signs first law of its kind

The following comes from a March 30 USA Today article: Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill that requires doctors to give anesthesia to women having an abortion 20 weeks into their pregnancy or later — the first law of its kind in the USA. Among other provisions, SB 0234 requires doctors who perform abortions to administer an anesthetic on women who are at least 20 weeks … [Read more...]

MSNBC scoffs at fetal pain

  The following comes from a Sept. 10 blog post on A typically unbalanced discussion on NOW with Alex Wagner seeks to assure viewers that babies feel no pain until well after 20 weeks’ gestation. So says panel “expert,” abortionist Anne Davis  from Physicians for Reproductive Health, who conveniently happens to perform abortions late into … [Read more...]

The leading fetal surgeon says unborn feel pain at 21-25 weeks

The following comes from a September 3 story by Steven Ertelt on Earlier this year, as members of Congress debated a bill to ban late-term abortions, a national debate ensued over the question of whether unborn children feel pain. Abortion activists derided studies and expert testimony confirming fetal pain. Now, an anesthesiology professor at Vanderbilt … [Read more...]

Supreme Court abortion fight – in time for 2016 elections

The following comes from a late July story on ABC News. The cornerstone of the modern abortion rights movement is under siege. Twelve states have passed laws banning abortions at 20 or fewer weeks after conception, all directly flaunting the legal precedent set by the landmark 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court ruling. The most stringent law is in North Dakota, which has … [Read more...]