I [Christ] have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. - John 10:10

Iowa Is Only One Step Away from Banning Abortion after 20 Weeks

By Lisa Bourne
April 19, 2017 (LifeSiteNews.com)

The Iowa legislature has passed a bill banning most abortions at 20 weeks with no exceptions for rape, incest or fetal anomalies.

The state Senate voted 30-20 on Tuesday to approve Senate File 471 after heated debate, according to The Des Moines Register. The state House had approved its companion bill earlier this month.

The law includes a 72-hour waiting period and exceptions for the life of the child’s mother.

It would make Iowa the sixth U.S. state to have a three-day waiting period for an abortion, according to data from the Planned Parenthood-affiliated Guttmacher Institute.

Seventeen other states have banned abortion at 20 weeks, the point during pregnancy at which research has shown the unborn child can feel pain.

Full article at LifeSiteNews.com


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