Louisiana governor signs bill banning abortions after 15 weeksBy Cassy Fiano
Live Action News - May 30, 2018
In March, Mississippi banned abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Not long afterwards, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was asked if he would sign a similar bill in his state, and said that if the bill made it to his desk, he would sign it.
The bill, introduced by Democratic Sen. John Milkovich, would impose a prison sentence of up to two years on the abortionist who commits the abortion. The new law in Louisiana is stricter than the one in Mississippi, however; it bans abortions from 15 weeks after conception.
“The farther along the pregnancies, the more risks to the mother and the more tortuous it is for the babies,” Milkovich said. “They are small, but they are babies, and they are being killed.”
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