Public hearings on both bills below will be in Legislative Office Building (across North State St. from the State House) in rooms 206-208 on Friday January 22. These hearings have been scheduled to allow extra time for the expected large number of speakers.
Please make the effort to present your support of both of them to the Judiciary Committee.
Friday January 22 10:00AM
HB1560-FN relative to abortion procedures.
Known as the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Act, this HB 1560 would ban the D&E abortion procedure, in which the baby is literally torn limb from limb. This bill would prevent no abortions as the baby could be killed in utero by other means, but it would put stop this particularly barbaric procedure.
Friday January 22 1:00PM
HB1627-FN relative to the protection of infants born alive.
This bill establishes the Born-Alive Infant Protection Act. Under this bill, every child who shows any evidence of life, including, but not limited to, one or more of the following: (a) Breathing; (b) A heartbeat; (c) Umbilical cord pulsation; or (d) Definite movement of voluntary muscles, shall not be deprived of nourishment or medically appropriate and reasonable medical care and treatment or surgical care.