Louisiana Governor Signs Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law to ban dismemberment abortions. Several other states, including West Virginia and Alabama, have already approved or are considering legislation to ban the dismemberment abortion technique — used to tear off a baby’s limbs during the abortion procedure during the later time segments of pregnancy.
HB 1081, the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act, authored by Rep. Mike Johnson, protects unborn babies by ending the brutal practice of dismemberment abortion in Louisiana.
A dismemberment abortion, a subset of D&E abortions, is a second trimester abortion method where the abortionist uses forceps to seize and tear body parts from a live, unborn child….
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[1 June 2016, Baton Rouge, LA, http://www.lifenews.com/2016/06/01/louisiana-governor-signs-bill-to-ban-dismemberment-abortions-tearing-off-babys-limbs/ ]
Original Article — West Virginia Abortion Dismemberment Ban Takes Effect
Sunday, May 29, 2016, marks the 90th day since final passage in the West Virginia legislature of the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (SB 10).
It will now take effect.
On March 10, the West Virginia Senate voted 25-9 and the House of Delegates voted 85-15 to override Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the Dismemberment Abortion Ban, making West Virginia the third state to pass this historic legislation.
The bill, which earlier had passed 24-9 in the Senate (2/17/16) and 86-13 in the House (2/29/16), was vetoed on March 9, by Governor Tomblin.
Prior to its passage in West Virginia, the measure was in effect in Kansas and Oklahoma. Since successful passage in West Virginia, Mississippi and (most recently) Alabama have followed suit.
The bill presently awaits the Governor’s signature in Louisiana and has also been introduced in Idaho, Missouri, and Nebraska. It is expected to be introduced in several other states as well… read entire article at link below…
Planned Parenthood Halts Penn Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions
Pro-life advocates are persevering this week despite abortion activists’ concerted efforts to kill a Pennsylvania bill protecting unborn babies from horrific dismemberment abortions.
Pennsylvania House Bill 1948, sponsored by state Rep. Kathy Rapp, would ban brutal dismemberment abortions that tear unborn babies limb from limb and prohibit abortions after 20 weeks when unborn babies can feel pain.
The state House planned to vote on the bill on Monday, but the vote was postponed to an unknown time, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. House Republican spokesman Steve Miskin told the newspaper that leaders decided to delay the vote because they are working through issues with the bill.
Despite the unexpected delay, pro-life advocates believe there is hope for the protective measure… For remainder of article, visit link below.
[Micaiah Bilger, Apr 12, 2016, http://www.lifenews.com/2016/04/12/planned-parenthood-halts-bill-to-ban-dismemberment-abortions-tearing-off-babies-limbs/