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Mississippi Senate Passes a Ban on Aborting Babies with Beating Hearts; Governor Says He Will Sign It into Law

Calvin Freiburger : Mar 21, 2019

"The pro-life community has waited years for the courts to recognize the obvious ... that a baby with a beating heart is deserving of its life being legally protected. I remember how thrilled I was to first hear the heartbeats of my own children. I knew that they were unique individuals growing inside my body. I was just their shelter and their food for (nine) months." -Sen. Hill to LifeSiteNews

(Jackson, MI)—[] Mississippi will soon become the latest state to ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, thanks to the state Senate approving the measure's final language on Tuesday. (Image credit: Unsplash-Filip Mroz)

Last month, both the House and the Senate voted to pass the bill by Republican state Sens. Angela Hill and Chris Caughman, which makes exceptions only to save a woman's life or prevent harm to a "major bodily function." Violators could have their medical licenses suspended or revoked.

SB 2116 and HB 732 did not differ in their substantive details, but lingering differences between the language of the two bills had to be made identical before being sent to the governor's desk. The House amended and passed the final version last week, and now the Senate has done the same, Fox 31 Denver reports, with a 34-15 vote... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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