House Bill 1337 Research Paper

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Indiana has approved House Bill 1337 which protects fetuses from being aborted once they are diagnosed with Down Syndrome inside the womb.
On Thursday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed House Bill 1337 to ban abortion on fetuses diagnosed with Down Syndrome, or because of their sex, race, or other disabilities. The move comes after North Dakota has approved a similar bill, making Indiana the second state in the U.S. to do so, according to Life News.
Aside from that, House Bill 1337 also requires that the bodies of aborted or miscarried babies be buried or cremated properly. Also, abortionists with hospital admitting privilege should renew the every year, the report details.
For Gov. Pence, one can judge a society based on how it handles its old, sick, disabled, and unborn residents, the report relays.
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Pence in a statement. “HEA 1337 is a comprehensive pro-life measure that affirms the value of all human life, which is why I signed it into law today.”
Last year, Pence passed a law requiring the humane disposal of the bodies of aborted babies, the report adds.
However, Planned Parenthood is outraged by the signing of the bill to protect unborn children from being aborted over a handicap, race, or gender. The pro-choice group has expressed its intention to move to block the law, the Church Militant reports.
Planned Parenthood CEO Betty Cockrum slammed Gov. Pence for being a politician who handpicks the constitutional rights that he deems appropriate. She said the governor favors those who practice medicine without license over those who behave responsibly, the report details.
Meawhile, Indiana Right to Life Indiana and Kentucky president and CEO Mike Fichter hailed Gov. Pence’s decision to sign House Bill 1337. In an interview with Life News, Fichter said the move solidifies the Indiana governor’s commitment to protect life regardless of disability, race, or
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