Saturday, June 14, 2014

Governor Signs Bill Banning Late Term Abortions

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed legislation on Friday banning late term abortions. The Florida governor is no stranger to signing pro-life legislation, and he put a bill into law previously to stop taxpayer-funding of abortions under Obamacare.

(Life News) Reuters has more on what this new pro-life law does to protect unborn babies after viability: "The measure is among new limits on abortion pushed by Republicans in several states, some of which have prompted court challenges."

"Existing Florida law forbids abortion after 24 weeks’ gestation, unless a woman’s life or health is jeopardized by continued pregnancy.

"The new law, effective next month, sets the no-abortion point at any stage of development when a doctor determines the fetus is viable."

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Posted By: Chris Carmouche