“Fetal heartbeat abortion ban passes Senate”
February 13, 2019
The Mississippi Senate passed a bill Wednesday that prohibits abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected.
SB 2116 provides an exemption for cases of medical emergencies. The bill now goes to the state House for consideration.
“A beating heart means life has begun and should be protected,” said Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves. “This bill is another step in our work to make Mississippi the safest place in America for an unborn child.”