Saturday, April 1, 2017

Arkansas Gov. signs bill banning Sex-Selective abortion

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson
And now there are eight. When Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1434 yesterday, Arkansas joined Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota in having laws on the books that ban sex-selective abortions.

HB1434 passed by overwhelming margins in both the state House and state Senate.

The measure requires the abortionist to ask the woman if she knows the sex of the child. “If she does, the doctor must let her know that it’s illegal to have an abortion based solely on gender,” the Associated Press reported. There is fine up to $2,500 and one year in jail for abortionists who knowingly abort a baby for the sole reason of his or her gender. Consistent with all pro-life legislation. the mother would not face any criminal or civil charges.

“There is no room in American for lethal prenatal discrimination based on the baby’s sex,” Duran told NRL News Today. Gendercide represents “a real war on unborn baby girls.”

Pro-abortionists argue the law imposes an undue burden on a woman’s right to abortion. The ACLU has already said it plans to challenge HB1434 which takes effect in 2018. . . . . Read More

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