An Olahoma state legislative committee has approved a groundbreaking pro-life bill, HB 1721, that would ban dismemberment abortions that tear babies limb from limb.
Doctors who perform certain types of abortions in Oklahoma would face up to two years in prison under a bill that has cleared a House committee.
The House Public Health Committee voted 8-3 on Wednesday for the “Oklahoma Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act.” Supported by the National Right to Life Committee, the bill would outlaw abortions in which doctors use forceps or other medical devices to dismember a living fetus in the womb.
Doctors who violate the proposed law would face up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine….
Earlier this year, in a move that it tells LifeNews.com will transform the landscape of abortion policy in the United States, National Right to Life announced a major new component of the right to life movement’s 2015 legislative agenda. The pro-life group says the wave of pro-life victories in the 2014 election helped set the stage for this first-of-its-kind legislation, which would protect unborn children from the brutality of dismemberment abortion.