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.

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Family Council Applauds Passage of Heartbeat Act in Health Committee

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013

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.

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NY Schools Disperse 12,000+ Doses of Plan B Without Parental Consent

According to documents obtained by the New York Post through a Freedom of Information Act request, New York City schools distributed approximately 12,721 doses of emergency contraception (aka “Plan B” or “The Morning-After Pill”) through school clinics.

The clinics also gave students other forms of contraception, including IUDs and injections of long-term contraception.

The clinics were able to do so because under New York law, schools do not need to obtain parental consent to give contraceptives to teenagers. The schools’ activities are causing a great deal of controversy among parents.

Read more here.