Louisiana Lawmakers Send New Abortion Ban to Governor's Desk

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(Worthy News) - Louisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conservative states with similar measures.

In a 79-23 vote, the Louisiana House gave final passage to a bill barring abortion once there's a detectable fetal heartbeat, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Deep South's only Democratic governor, supports the ban and intends to sign it into law despite opposition from national party leaders who say such laws are attacks on women.

"I know there are many who feel just as strongly as I do on abortion and disagree with me - and I respect their opinions," Edwards said in a statement after the ban's passage. "As I prepare to sign this bill, I call on the overwhelming bipartisan majority of legislators who voted for it to join me in continuing to build a better Louisiana that cares for the least among us and provides more opportunity for everyone." [ Source: CBN News (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “Louisiana Lawmakers Send New Abortion Ban to Governor's Desk”

  1. 79-23, aren't those just beautiful numbers?

    Our God is Good. He is Merciful. How long has our God waited for teens to become adults, to grow and mature, to read and study out this subject. For them to raise up and value their grandchildren, and more, before sending out His power to show forth there is a King and he needs no permission to stretch out His hand on behalf of the unborn. He has chosen "weapons" that can not be blamed on Pro-Lifer's, this time. And still...they raise their fists and cry "right to abortion" in His face? They call Him the cruel one. They no longer "have the brains God gave a chicken."

    Tornadoes, and flooding.

    Thank You Jesus.

    Let us all pray for those among the lost who belong to Christ, our brothers and sisters and theirs.

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