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Pro-Life Tennessee Governor Vows to Back Heartbeat Bill

Governor Bill Lee of Tennessee has stated he will support any bill that protects life inside the womb.

Life Site News reported, “GOP state Rep. James Van Huss introduced a bill in the General Assembly that would require abortionists to test for and document fetal heartbeats before abortion, and if one is found they would be barred from committing the abortion except in medical emergencies. Preborn babies’ hearts finish forming around seven or eight weeks into pregnancy.”

The proposed “heartbeat bill” follows suit after multiple other states including Iowa, South Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, and Missouri filed for the same piece of legislation. The bill would make abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, an illegal procedure to perform.

“I would support any bill that reduces the number of abortions in the state,” Gov. Lee stated as reported by The Associated Press. […]

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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