Arkansas Defends Pro-Life Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

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Arkansas Defends Pro-Life Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

Attorneys for the state of Arkansas defended the right to protect unborn babies with Down syndrome from discrimination Thursday in a court filing. Arkansas Online reports Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office urged the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to lift a temporary injunction blocking the state from enforcing several life-saving laws.

Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: U.S. One of Just 7 Nations Allowing Late-Term Abortions

The Washington Post Fact Checker tackled a claim Monday related to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, finding the fact that the U.S. is just one of seven countries that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks “a bit surprising.” The verdict?