Ohio House Passes Pro-Life Bill Protecting Unborn with Heartbeat

The Ohio House of Representatives has passed an important piece of pro-life legislation, making it a felony for doctors to abort unborn babies who have a detectable heartbeat. Approved by a vote of 60 to 35 on Thursday, this bill classifies aborting a baby with a beating heart as a fifth-degree felony. Under this classification, doctors who abort such babies could face one year in prison or a $2,500 fine. There are no exceptions for cases of rape and incest within the bill. However, there is an exception for abortions carried out because of a medical emergency or to save