Breaking: Major Pro-Life Victory

Pro-Life Movement

( Happening Now: Just-released data concerning the number of abortions in Texas following a new law there took effect that bans the procedure once cardiac activity is detected is being hailed as a significant victory by pro-life advocates.

Now, those advocates are hoping the United States Supreme Court will uphold the Texas law and, in so doing, overturn Roe v. Wade.

As the AP is reporting in “Abortions in Texas fell 60% in 1st month under new limits”:

Abortions in Texas fell by 60% in the first month under the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. in decades, according to new figures that for the first time reveal a full accounting of the immediate impact.

“The nearly 2,200 abortions reported by Texas providers in September came after a new law took effect that bans the procedure once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy and without exceptions in cases of rape or incest. The figures were released this month by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

“In August, there had been more than 5,400 abortions statewide. State health officials said more data will be released on a monthly basis.” [emphasis added]

While the data is for just one month and one state, pro-life advocates believe that millions of babies would be saved every year if the Texas law were enacted in most states. Meanwhile, the pro-choice movement argues that most if not all of the women who were unable to receive an abortion in Texas because of the new law either went to a state where it was legal or obtained an illegal abortion in Texas.

What do you think? Please email [email protected] with your opinion about a 60% reduction in abortions in the state of Texas? Do you see that as a good outcome from the new Texas law? Why or why not?