Friday, June 4, 2010

Abortion - #1818 - Will Abortion Reform Sweep the Nation? - Michelle Malkin

Although Barack Obama signed an executive order prohibiting health insurance companies from using federal funds to pay for abortions (except in cases of incest, rape, or if the life of the mother is in danger), his sweeping new health care reform law has fired up state legislators.  Added to the mix are Live Action’s undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood workers lying about fetal development and covering up statutory rape.  Earlier this month, Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill that bans most abortions 20 weeks after conception (with the usual exception for life or health of the mother), and it’s based on the notion that unborn babies can feel pain at that stage. With Governor Dave Heineman’s signature, the bill became law.  Heineman signed a related bill that requires abortion providers to screen women seeking abortions for mental and other risk factors and evaluate whether they were pressured into the decision.  Read more.......

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