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Override Gov. Kasich's Veto of Heartbeat Bill! Pro-Lifers Push for Ohio House and Senate to Come Back in Session

Fr. Mark Hodges : Dec 16, 2016  LifeSiteNews

"Planned Parenthood knows that babies’ hearts are valuable enough to be sold as research parts. The time to oppose this massive evil is now." – Pro-Life Leaders’ Statement

(Columbus, OH) — [LifeSiteNews] A powerful coalition of Ohio pro-life organizations is calling on the Ohio House and Senate to come back in session and override Gov. Kasich's veto of the Heartbeat Bill. (Photo Credit: Flickr.com)

The Right to Life Societies of Cleveland, Greater Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, Lake County, Geauga County, Hancock County, Clermont County, Warren County, Lima and Allen County, and Tiffin, as well as Fostoria/Bascom Life, HELP Pro Life Apostolate, Northeast Ohio Value Voters, and What's Left/What's Right Ministries signed a public letter to Ohio Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger urging him to call the legislature together for an override vote.

"This is a call to action," Cleveland Right to Life president Molly Smith told LifeSiteNews. "If this bill can save 20,000 babies a year, it's worth fighting for."

Entitled "Overturning the Governor Kasich veto of The Heartbeat Bill," the letter claims its signatories represent "the real grassroots of pro-life voters." This is because the statewide organization, Ohio Right to Life, whose president has close ties with Gov. Kasich, does not support the bill.

"We speak today, firmly, as one united voice," the letter begins. "We are deeply disappointed in Governor Kasich's veto of the will of the people expressed in the Ohio House and Senate."

Accusing the governor of being "ill-informed," the pro-lifers dispel several myths surrounding the bill.  

Ohio Right to Life has argued that the bill would actually set back the pro-life cause by giving courts an opportunity to reaffirm and strengthen the precedent set by Roe v. Wade.

But to the idea that the Heartbeat Bill may set back the pro-life cause, the letter explains that in the two states where it was overturned, Arkansas and North Dakota, "not a single existing pro-life law was overturned or in any way adversely impacted."

To the fear that the bill will cost Ohio huge legal fees to defend, the letter states …

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