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Illinois Federation for Right to Life Statement on the passage of SB25

The passage of SB25 is a wake-up call for all individuals in the State of Illinois who believe in the sanctity life.  This extreme legis...

May 30, 2019

Louisiana’s Dem governor to sign bill protecting babies with beating hearts from abortion

Louisiana’s Dem governor to sign bill protecting babies with beating hearts from abortion
Louisiana will soon become the latest state to ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, thanks to an impending signature from a rare pro-life Democrat.

On Wednesday, the Louisiana House voted 79-23 to give final approval to legislation that forbids aborting any baby with a detectable heartbeat, except to “prevent the death of a pregnant woman or to prevent a serious risk of the substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman,” or if the baby “has a profound and irremediable congenital or chromosomal anomaly that is incompatible with sustaining life after birth.”  Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards confirmed he would sign the bill in a statement, declaring he “ran for governor as a pro-life candidate after serving as a pro-life legislator for eight years” and has “been true to my word and my beliefs on this issue.”  Click here for more.