Sunday, February 6, 2011
macon.com: Bill: Ban abortions in state after 20 weeks, by Maggie Lee:
A bill filed in the Georgia Legislature would ban all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a proposal sponsors call the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
Twenty weeks is the cutoff point, said state Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, because “fetuses can feel pain at 20 weeks,” he said. . . .