Iowa Is Only One Step Away from Banning Abortion after 20 WeeksBy 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 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.
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