UAMS OB/GYN Chairman Says Med School Needs To Do More Abortions

Doctor Curtis Lowery refers to unborn children as “material” during official legislative hearing.

Yesterday the House Public Health Committee voted to pass SB134 by Senator Jason Rapert. The bill prevents abortion at or after the twelfth week of pregnancy if a fetal heartbeat is detected—except in cases of rape or incest or to save the life of or prevent grave physical harm to the mother. The bill passed easily, but what was bizarre was chilling testimony from a representative from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.


Family Council Applauds Passage of Heartbeat Act in Health Committee


On Thursday Family Council President Jerry Cox released a statement praising the House Public Health Committee for passing SB134, the Human Heartbeat Protection Act, by Senator Jason Rapert.

“This is a good bill,” Cox said. “It ensures an abortion will not occur at or after the twelfth week of pregnancy if an unborn baby’s heartbeat can be detected, except in cases of rape or incest, or if the mother’s life or physical health is in grave danger.


ADF: Obama Administration’s Gesture Falls Short on Mandate

Last week the Obama Administration issued a set of rules and regulations it said would alleviate concerns Christians and others have about the mandate that employers–including many religious employers–pay for contraception and abortion-inducing drugs under the new healthcare law. The new rules, however, change little.