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Heartbeat bill pushed in eleventh hour drama in Kansas ^ | 3-27-2013 | Operation Rescue Staff

Posted on 03/27/2013 1:00:26 PM PDT by topher

Topeka, Kansas, March 27, 2013 ( – As North Dakota’s Governor Jack Dalrymple was signing the historic Heartbeat Bill that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, another drama played out at the Kansas Capitol where national pro-life leaders came together in an eleventh hour effort to pass a version of the Heartbeat Bill that advocates say has the best prospect of successfully challenging Roe v. Wade.

David F. Forte, a highly esteemed Professor of Law at Cleveland State University who carefully crafted the legislation to withstand a Constitutional challenge, addressed the House Federal and State Affairs committee on Tuesday. Janet Porter, David Forte, Walter Weber, and Mark Gletzen came together to lobby in support of HB 2324.

He explained that once a fetal heartbeat is detected, 97% of those babies will survive to term. Fetal heartbeat is a better indicator of survivability than the difficult to determine standard of viability since the heartbeat happens at a set time in pregnancy at around 5-6 weeks gestation.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: abortion; heartbeat; kansas; prolife
It is unclear why the prolife Representative Lance Kinzer is unwilling to support the bill.

From the article, they give his phone number and email:

Contact: Rep. Lance Kinzer Phone: 785-296-7692 Email:

1 posted on 03/27/2013 1:00:26 PM PDT by topher
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email for Lance Kinzer is:

2 posted on 03/27/2013 1:03:40 PM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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