To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

In Ohio, This Bill Will Ban Abortions of Babies with Down Syndrome

Doug Bean : May 11, 2017 : LifeSiteNews.com

"While abortion is never right, it is particularly egregious that a child would be targeted for destruction based on a disability..." -Katie Franklin of Ohio Right to Life

(Columbus, OH)—[LifeSiteNews] Ohio continues to bring forth bills to restrict abortions in the state. (Photo: Shutterstock/via LifeSiteNews.com)

A bill that would prevent abortions based on a Down syndrome diagnosis was unveiled today in the Ohio House by Representatives by Sarah LaTourette, R-Chesterland, and Derek Merrin, R-Monclova Township. That comes on the heels of a bill introduced in the Senate last week that would ban dismemberment abortions during the second trimester of pregnancy.

The Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act (HB 214) is co-sponsored by 18 members of the House. Ohio Right to Life noted that studies indicate 90 percent of unborn children with Down syndrome are aborted. And in at least one European country, 100 percent of the babies with a Down diagnosis are killed in the womb.

"This legislation puts the spotlight on a horrific eugenic practice that is taking place right here in America and around the world," Katie Franklin of Ohio Right to Life said in an email to LifeSiteNews. "While abortion is never right, it is particularly egregious that a child would be targeted for destruction based on a disability. Ohio can do better, and this legislation gives us the opportunity to...

Continue reading here.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

 
Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News
     
 

Search the Articles Archives

Keyword  
Author  
Words Posted on
Day Month Year
 

Not all search fields are required


To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
An ElijahList Paid Advertisement
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

541-924-3906