Pro-life groups converge on State Capitol as controversial abortion bill moves forward

Published On: March 1st, 20230.7 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

Hundreds of pro-life Minnesotans rallied in the State Capitol Rotunda and then fanned out to lobby their lawmakers — on the same day a controversial abortion bill moved closer to a vote in the Minnesota House.  Moses Bratrudwith the Minnesota Family Council says they’re not giving up on stopping it:

“I heard very clearly from Democratic representatives… that there are members of the D-F-L Caucus who are very hesitant about that bill.  So we are working the phones, we’re working with legislative meetings.  This day (Tues) of course is a big part of that.”

The bill would repeal a number of anti-abortion laws that courts have struck down, but which remain on the books in Minnesota.   Among them: parental notification when a minor seeks an abortion, and a law requiring medical care be given to a fetus born alive due to an unsuccessful abortion.

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