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Pennsylvania Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Save 380 Babies A Year from Abortion

Fr. Mark Hodges : Dec 20, 2017 : LifeSiteNews.com

"Currently, the United States is one of only seven nations that permits elective abortions past 20 weeks, putting us in the company of human-rights violators North Korea and China." -Pennsylvania Family Institute

airlift(Philadelphia, PA)—[LifeSiteNews.com] Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a bipartisan bill yesterday that aimed at protecting preborn babies from late-term and dismemberment abortion. (Photo: Creative Commons/via Pixabay)

The Democrat Governor promised to veto Senate Bill 3, which passed the state House 121-70 last week and passed the Senate 32-18 in February. While Republicans hold a majority, many Democrats voted for the legislation.

Local pro-life groups expressed outrage over the Governor's veto.

"Every day in Pennsylvania, a baby is killed in a late-term abortion. Every day, four babies are killed by dismemberment abortion in Pennsylvania," Pennsylvania Family Institute President Michael Geer told LifeSiteNews. "Governor Wolf, with his veto pen against Senate Bill 3, is proud to let these extreme abortions continue."

The bill would have stopped late-term abortions, banning them after 20 weeks gestation, which is when science has established that preborn babies experience pain.

"Currently, the United States is one of only seven nations that permits elective abortions past 20 weeks, putting us in the company of human-rights violators North Korea and China"...

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