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01/13/2017
 
Heartbeat Bill 
Introduced in 
Congress


The Heartbeat Bill was just introduce 
in Congress!

Congressman Steve King from Iowa, has introduced HR 490, the “Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017.”  King stated, “My legislation will require all physicians, before conducting an abortion, to detect the heartbeat of the unborn child.  If a heartbeat is detected, the baby is protected.”

Even the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recognized that “the point at which an unborn child possesses a detectable heartbeat” is a “more consistent and certain marker than viability”—where the court allows legal protection

It’s time we recognize the heartbeat--the universal indicator of life--across the board.

HR 490 will forever shift the national debate from regulating abortion to ending it.
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01/18/2017

Keep Hearts Beating!  

You’ve heard that “Abortion stops a beating heart,” but with Congressman Steve King’s Heartbeat Bill (HR 490), a beating heart will stop abortion!  

King stated, “My legislation will require all physicians, before conducting an abortion, to detect the heartbeat of the unborn child.  If a heartbeat is detected, the baby is protected.”

HR 490 will forever shift the national debate from regulating abortion to ending it—for every child whose heartbeat can be heard.  It will move the line of legal protection much closer to conception—where it belongs--by recognizing an unborn child’s heartbeat as an indicator of life, just as we do for every other member of the human family. 

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01/13/2017
HEARTBEAT BILL INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS
 
HR 490 Will Move the National Debate
from Regulating Abortion to Ending It
 
Contact:
Janet Porter 202-241-2ACT (2228)

 
January 13, 2017-For Immediate Release
 
Congressman Steve King (R, Iowa) has introduced HR 490--the "Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017"--to "prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable."
 
Congressman King stated, "My legislation will require all physicians, before conducting an abortion, to detect the heartbeat of the unborn child. If a heartbeat is detected, the baby is protected."
 
"I was thrilled Congressman King answered my request to sponsor the federal Heartbeat Bill," said Janet Porter, President of Faith2Action and architect of the Heartbeat Bill. "The heartbeat is a universal indicator of life--it is time we recognize it across the board."
 
"Even the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recognized that 'the point at which an unborn child possesses a detectable heartbeat' is a 'more consistent and certain marker than viability'-where the court currently allows legal protection," explained Porter. "The federal Heartbeat Bill will move the line of legal protection much closer to conception--where it belongs."
 
King added, "I believe our most important responsibility that God has bestowed upon us is to protect innocent human life, and I will continue to dedicate my life to that responsibility."
 
"It's time we stop discriminating against the youngest members of the human family--babies whose heartbeats can be heard," said Porter.
 
"HR 490 will forever shift the national debate from regulating abortion to ending it," stated Porter.
 
The Heartbeat Bill was first introduced in Ohio in 2011. Versions of it have since been introduced in 17 states. It passed in Arkansas, North Dakota and Ohio but was vetoed by Ohio Governor John Kasich in December.
 
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