The Heartbeat Bill

If you missed my piece on the "Heartbeat Bill" in Human Events a few weeks back, please find it below: When it comes to America’s ongoing abortion debate these days, all eyes are on Ohio. Like many governing bodies across the nation, the Ohio State Legislature has taken up a number of anti-abortion bills over the past few weeks. However, one measure in particular is raising hope for anti-abortion advocates who seek to place further restrictions on the procedure. State Rep. Lynn Wachtmann (R.-Napolean) has introduced the Human Heartbeat Protection Act—now being dubbed the Heartbeat Bill—a highly contentious proposal that has the potential to make Ohio the new battleground in the ongoing and decades-old abortion debate. Click to read more...