Fetus to “testify” at abortion hearing

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Supporters of an Ohio bill that would ban abortions in cases where a fetus' heartbeat could be detected (around 18 days after conception) are playing up a hearing on Wednesday that will feature, absurdly, the "testimony" of a nine-week-old fetus. Known as the "Heartbeat Bill," it was proposed by Representative Lynn Wachtman, and, like a lot of these bills that seem to be attention-seeking ploys, isn't likely to become law. Even Ohio Right to Life isn't backing it, acknowledging its unconstitutionality.

According to a release:

"Two in-utero babies will appear live before the committee by an ultrasound projector which is able to not only show that baby's moving arms and legs, but also display – in color- the baby's beating heart. 'When passed, the Heartbeat Bill will ensure that once that heartbeat is detected, the baby is protected,' added Faith2Action President, Janet Porter. 

Really, I don't know how much lower you can go. I guess the ultrasound billboards are next.