Indiana decides when life begins

Here’s a hint: It starts with “con” and ends with “ception.” (And, sadly, it’s not “contraception.”)
Indiana is considering legislation that would require abortion providers to tell women that life begins at conception.
Even though the state already has mandatory pre-abortion counseling (and a slew of other abortion restrictions), a new law would require women seeking abortions to be informed in writing “that human life begins when a human ovum is fertilized by a human sperm.”
Huh? Haven’t they heard that South Dakota (surprise, surprise) aready tried this? A federal judge prevented the law from taking effect.
Under the Indiana law, doctors would also have to notify women that the fetus may feel pain during an abortion and an anesthetic, which may or may not be paid for by insurance, could be used on the fetus if the woman is at least 20 weeks along.
So, what subjective statement will the state of Indiana attempt to legislate next? “Adam and Eve – not Adam and Steve,” “Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder,” or maybe just “Jesus died for your sins.”
Thanks to Madeline for the link (via Focus on the Family).

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