We’ve been talking about Alabama’s new law prohibiting abortion in nearly every case. It’s a great law, and is designed to force the Supreme Court into relooking at Roe v Wade. Now Louisiana looks to join Alabama in protecting the unborn.
The hope is that the legislative branch will get rid of abortion across the United States. It’s not unrealistic to think it could happen, either. Of course, don’t be surprised if a “conservative” justice votes with the liberal justices to keep it around, but the possibility does exists.
Only hours after the Yellowhammer state passed their law, Louisiana is doing their part to protect the unborn. Their bill doesn’t go as far as Alabama’s, but it is a step in the right direction. They are likely to pass what is commonly known as a ‘heartbeat bill’, which makes abortion illegal if a heartbeat can be detected. This can typically happen in an ultrasound around 6-7 weeks of pregnancy. Good news for the unborn human in Louisiana.
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And like Alabama’s law, this measure does not include an exception for rape or incest. It only allows for abortion if the woman is about die, or if the pregnancy is deemed “medically futile.” Additionally, the abortionist would have their medical license revoked and would spend 2 years in prison.
For those who believe in the sanctity of life, and are happy to protect our children from conception, this is great news. As Louisiana looks to join Alabama as staunch defenders of life, expect more people to come out in support (and opposition) to the pro-life movement.