Pro-Life Victory: Mississippi Bans Abortions After 20 Weeksby Bethany Monk
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed legislation today that prohibits abortions after 20 weeks, when preborn babies begin to feel pain.
“Today is an important day for protecting the unborn and the health and safety of women in Mississippi,” Bryant said. “Medical research shows that an unborn child can feel pain by not later than 20 weeks gestation, and research also shows that the risk of death and complications from an abortion increases significantly as a pregnancy progresses.”