Georgia Bans Late-Term Abortion, Asst. Suicide

Ad Feedback

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law two measures banning late-term abortions and assisted suicide.

The abortion law bans the procedure after 20-weeks of pregnancy but makes an exception for a pregnancy that threatens the life of health of the mother.

"This legislation provides humane protection to innocents capable of feeling pain, while making an important exception for in the case of medically futile pregnancies," the governor said in a statement released by his office Tuesday.

Georgia is the eighth state to ban most late-term abortions.
    
Meanwhile, the law outlawing assisted suicides makes it a felony to help someone take their own life.

"Today, we are reaffirming Georgia's commitment to preserving the sanctity of all human life," Deal said.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.