Today : Late-Term Abortion Ban (SB 183) Hearing Before Senate Public Affairs
1:30pm NM Capitol, Room 321
Late-Term Abortion Ban Act, (SB 183) will be heard today, February 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm before the Senate Public Affairs Committee. The bill’s hearing was announced today and is sponsored by Senator Bill Sharer (R-Farmington) and Rep. David Gallegos (R- Lea County). Please contact members of the committee and your state senator today and tell them to vote for SB 183. Please try to attend tomorrow’s hearing to give your support!
If you plan on attending, please prepare your testimony to include some of the following points below or print out a Fact Sheet for SB 183 here. Keep in mind, a personal story is the most powerful.
requires humane extermination of animals, and prohibits intra cardiac injection on a conscious animal–the same procedure is used to cruelly and inhumanely end the life of a human being during a late-term abortion.
According to Planned Parenthood’s Guttmacher Institute, the MAJORITY OF LATE-TERM abortions are elective, for reasons like relationship and financial problems or didn’t know they were pregnant. There are better solutions for women.
Why is intra cardiac injection inhumane for animals but allowed for a viable, living, innocent human being in NM? See protocol here.
The late-term abortion provider in NM is facing criminal charges for violating women’s rights and the law. I do not want my taxpayer dollars funding this.
NM has the highest percentage of late-term abortions in the country- according to the CDC, 5 times the national average.
42 states have protections in place limiting abortion after viability of the unborn baby.
98% of governments across the word have banned the practice of abortion to the day of birth-except for countries like China and North Korea
80% of Americans agree with limiting abortion after 3rd trimester and 69% after 2nd trimester.
Forced taxpayer funding of late term abortions must end. NM Taxpayers are charged $8,000 – $16,000 per late-term abortion, which is not health care.
LATE TERM ABORTION IS NEITHER SAFE NOR RARE- MAJORITY ARE ELECTIVE
Late-term abortions are used to terminate the lives of babies with down syndrome: 95% of downs babies are aborted after 20 weeks.
Find out who your NM state senator and state representative are here. Contact both by email or phone and tell them to vote for SB 183, the Late-Term Abortion Ban Act . Also HB 37 the Born Alive Infant Protection Act and to withhold funding from UNM HSC.
Other Updates: HB 171 the assisted suicide bill, “End of Life Options” Act will be heard THIS FRIAY before the Judiciary committee. More analysis here.
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