Advancing Religious Liberty
8/16/11 at 02:32 PM 0 Comments

North Carolina Latest State to Choose Life over Death

text size A A A

The following opinion column appeared on on 8/16/11.

Author: ADF Senior Counsel Steven H. Aden

A June 24 column I wrote for highlighted the grassroots effort to defund Planned Parenthood one state at a time. At that time, I covered the fact that North Carolina’s legislation had overridden Gov. Beverly Perdue’s veto and passed a bill that cut funding to Planned Parenthood by approximately $434,000 annually.

And while that was great news, on July 28, the legislature overrode another veto to enact even more encouraging measures for defenders of life throughout the country: an informed consent law which requires women “seeking an abortion in North Carolina…to wait 24 hours and be presented with an ultrasound image of the fetus” before having the procedure performed.

Read full column

CP Blogs do not necessarily reflect the views of The Christian Post. Opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s).