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Monday, February 11, 2013

Abortion: Democrat Keith English Wants All Women To Hear Heartbeat, See Ultrasound

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He hopes that, if passed, the measure would encourage more women to consult the fathers and ultimately decide not to have an abortion.

English adds, "This is not taking a woman's right to choose away."

He says there are a handful of other states that have similar policies on the books.

"The father should also have a say," he says. "Just the visual part of this would say, maybe you need to consult the other half of this picture."

Here's the full bill.

House Bill 298

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