Washington D.C. will be abuzz today with generations taking up the charge against abortion. Not only will thousands gather for the March for Life, the House will vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act. For faith activist Janet Porter, the bill is not enough. She’s encouraging Congress to pass the heartbeat bill, as well. “The time to end abortion is now because we have a bill before Congress has more pro-life support than any other pro-life bill,” Porter tells Charisma News. The born alive bill does not prevent abortion but would prohibit doctors from killing a baby who survived an abortion the first time.
On the other hand, Porter says the heartbeat bill has 170 cosponsors and a majority of congressional support. Seven out of 10 voters in America favor the bill, according to a 2017 George Barna Study “There is no reason to wait [to pass the heartbeat bill],” Porter says. “It’s supported by Americans and just makes sense. A heartbeat is life. We check for a pulse [when someone is hurt] because the heartbeat is an indicator of life. That’s the message.” READ MORE