Trump Administration Tells Court Unborn Babies are Human Beings Who Have Civil Rights

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Trump Administration Tells Court Unborn Babies are Human Beings Who Have Civil Rights

Lawyers in the Trump administration joined Ohio leaders Wednesday to argue for the right to protect unborn babies from discrimination. The case before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals involves an Ohio law that prohibits abortions targeting unborn babies because of a Down syndrome diagnosis, their sex or race.

Ohio Fights in Court to Uphold Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

An Ohio case that could determine if states may protect unborn babies from discrimination went before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal reports the full Sixth Circuit heard arguments about the 2017 Ohio law, which bans abortionists from doing discriminatory abortions on unborn babies with Down syndrome.

Judge Who Blocked Ohio Ban on Abortions of Babies With Down Syndrome Was a Planned Parenthood President

Pro-life advocates are calling out the bias of a federal judge who struck down an Ohio non-discrimination law that bans abortions on unborn babies with Down syndrome. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black issued a preliminary injunction against the law Wednesday, arguing federal law is “crystal clear” that states may not prohibit abortions before viability.

Supreme Court Blocks Indiana Law Banning Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome. For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal Tuesday urging it to uphold an Indiana law that protects unborn babies with Down syndrome from discriminatory abortions. But it may take up a similar case down the road. The decision means a lower court ruling blocking the law will remain in place, The Hill reports.