Voices For Life

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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Banning Dismemberment Abortions is West Virginians for Life’s top priority

H.B. 4004 lead sponsor Rep. Lynne Arvon
H.B. 4004 lead sponsor Rep. Lynne Arvon

Last year state legislators overwhelmingly overrode Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto, allowing The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to become law. As the new 60-day session begins, West Virginians for Life (WVFL) is hoping the state’s legislative body will pick up where it left off and pass another pro-life bill.

This time around, WVFL is seeking passage of a Dismemberment Abortion Ban. Recent undercover videos released by The Center for Medical Progress have shown high-ranking executives of Planned Parenthood abortionists casually discussing the way that they can dismember babies to obtain intact fetal body parts such as heads, hearts, lungs and livers, which can then be sold.

West Virginians for Life wants to protect our babies from these barbaric dismemberment abortions by passing The Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (S.B. 10/H.B. 4004), which will ban this particular abortion procedure. This bill is already law in Kansas and Oklahoma.

What is a Dismemberment abortion?

S.B. 10/H.B. 4004 would outlaw a form of abortion that uses a variety of sharp-edged metal clamps and tools. Like the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, it bans a particular type of abortion technique.

This particularly barbaric form of abortion is one that is commonly used when the baby in the womb is between 14 and 24 weeks. Dismemberment abortion is defined in the law as “purposely to dismember a living unborn child and extract him or her one piece at a time from the uterus.”'

Read more: http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2016/01/

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