Mississippi governor signs abortion ban, citing duty to God to 'fight for innocent babies'

Mississippi governor signs abortion ban, citing duty to God to ‘fight for innocent babies’

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[Life News] Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a “heartbeat bill” Thursday that will make abortion illegal in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

VIDEO: [EWTN] Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a “heartbeat bill” Thursday that will make abortion illegal in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected. EWTN host Lauren Ashburn discusses the likelihood of legal challenges with Hill correspondent Jason Calvi. [Mar. 22, 2019]


“I am very pro-life, always have been,” Bryant, a Republican, said after signing the legislation. “I think obviously we’ll have some legal challenges on it. We have legal challenges with every pro-life bill that we have ever passed. We anticipate that. We hope that it will get to the Supreme Court and they will uphold it.”

Women in Mississippi will no longer be able to have an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy once the law takes effect July 1. Pro-choice group Center for Reproductive Rights called it “blatantly unconstitutional” and threatened to sue the state, Fox News reported.

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