Texas Passes Abortion Ban Protecting ‘Every Unborn Child With a Heartbeat’, by Mary Margaret Olohan

Arch. Cordileone: “I Sense a Growing Sense of Urgency Among the Bishops…” by Carl E. Olson
May 21, 2021
Msgr. Charles Pope: Four Rules for Effective Leaders
May 21, 2021


By Mary Margaret Olohan, The Stream, May 19, 2021

Copyright 2021 The Daily Caller News Foundation

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday that Texas had passed an abortion ban protecting “every unborn child with a heartbeat.”

“The heartbeat bill is now LAW in the Lone Star State,” Abbott tweeted Wednesday. “This bill ensures the life of every unborn child with a heartbeat will be saved from the ravages of abortion.”

Texas’ Heartbeat Act bans abortions after the unborn baby has a heartbeat. By the end of the fourth week of pregnancy, according to the Cleveland Clinic, the unborn baby’s tiny heart tube will beat about 65 times a minute, and the baby’s heartbeat can be detected by about six weeks. …

Continue reading >>>>