North Carolina has become the latest state to pass a bill designed to protect pre-born babies and their mothers. S.B. 53, signed into law July 26 by Governor Pat McCrory, implements a number of measures that pro-life activists say will mean fewer abortions in the state and a safer environment for pregnant women.
Specifically, the pro-life legislation will:
‚ÄĘ Allow the state to opt out of including abortion in the federal healthcare exchange as well as in city and county health plans (except for cases of rape and when an expectant mother's life is supposedly in danger). According to a 2011 CNN survey, 61 percent of Americans oppose the use of public funds for abortion.
‚ÄĘ Prohibit abortion procedures based on sex selection. A recent poll found that 85 percent of Americans oppose the ghoulish practice of aborting babies based on sex, meaning that even some ‚Äúpro-choice‚ÄĚ Americans think killing...
Ah, those holier-than-thou Dixiecans, as long as these new babies don't vote. A voting rights showdown in North Carolina? CBS is as bad as the BBC when it comes to having their videos start up as soon as you check into URL for a story.