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Pro-Life Tennessee Governor Vows to Back Heartbeat Bill

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Governor Bill Lee of Tennessee has stated he will support any bill that protects life inside the womb.

Life Site News reported, “GOP state Rep. James Van Huss introduced a bill in the General Assembly that would require abortionists to test for and document fetal heartbeats before abortion, and if one is found they would be barred from committing the abortion except in medical emergencies. Preborn babies’ hearts finish forming around seven or eight weeks into pregnancy.”

The proposed “heartbeat bill” follows suit after multiple other states including Iowa, South Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, and Missouri filed for the same piece of legislation. The bill would make abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, an illegal procedure to perform.

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“I would support any bill that reduces the number of abortions in the state,” Gov. Lee stated as reported by The Associated Press.The Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery stated back in 2017 that he would consider a heartbeat bill “constitutional suspect,” to which Gov. Lee states, “courts will have to decide for themselves” the legality of the bill. The bill is likely to pass, as the state House Speaker Glen Casada and Senate Speaker Randy McNally reported that they would support the life-saving bill as well.

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House Speaker Casada, a strong supporter of the bill stated, “I think it’s a fight worth having in front of the Supreme Court. I really do.”

The standing abortion law in Tennessee already prohibit abortions beyond 20 weeks – making it one of the more pro-life states. The previous Governor Bill Haslam signed life-protecting bills that prohibited abortion factories from receiving healthcare subsidies and indicated that “the state’s constitution declares it contains no “right” to abortion,” as Life Site News reports.

In the wake of the most radical abortion bills being proposed, this proposed life-valuing bill is just the encouragement that we need.

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Nick Sandmann Makes Triumphant Return to March For Life A Year After Covington Hate Hoax

Sandmann emerged victorious from the dastardly, shameful libel attempt.

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Covington Catholic student Nick Sandman returned to Washington D.C’s March for Life on Friday, one year after he was made the target of a vicious libel campaign that attempted to slander the Kentucky teenager as racist for his encounter with a raucous Native American protestor.

The Kentucky high schooler, who was 17 at the time, was accosted by Nathan Philips at the 2019 March for Life, kicking off a national controversy. CNN, Ben Shapiro, and the New York Times attempted to mercilessly smear Sandmann for the interaction, claiming he had somehow dealt with Philips in a racist manner.

After the incident was further exposed, it became obvious that Sandmann had simply stood by respectfully as Philips approached a group of Covington Catholic students and started banging on a drum.

Sandmann tweeted images of his return to the event on his personal Twitter page.

It’s heartening to see that Sandmann hasn’t backed down from his pro-life convictions in light of the national hate campaign waged against him by the mainstream media. He mentioned on his Twitter page that he underwent an interview with NBC at the very area of the National Mall where he was accosted by Philips.

Sandmann has taken his defamers to court and won. Fake news network CNN was recently forced to pay an undisclosed sum in a settlement to Sandmann, a small price to pay for their defamation of the pro-life teen.

The debunking of the Covington Catholic hate hoax was one of the first major media hate campaigns to be effectively discredited, making it clear that the days in which fake news smear artists could ruthlessly smear patriotic Americans without fear of consequences are over.

President Donald Trump attended this year’s March for Life, speaking of his pro-life principles and pledging to continue the fight against abortion as President.

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