Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Vetoes Bill Legalizing Abortions Up to Birth
Life News - The governor of Massachusetts has vetoed a radical pro-abortion bill to legalize abortions up to birth and allow young girls to get abortions without a parent’s knowledge or consent.
The state House and Senate sent the bill back to Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday, rejecting changes he made earlier this month to protect teens from secret abortions without their parents knowing. Baker, a pro-abortion Republican, amended the bill to limit its expansion of late-term abortions and to require parental consent before underage girls get abortions.
The vote to reject Baker’s changes in the state House was 107-50, and the vote in the state Senate was an uncounted voice vote.
Without Baker’s amendments, the bill, named the ROE Act by supporters, would would allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth, end parental consent for young girls seeking abortions, weaken the state anti-infanticide law, and allow non-doctors to abort unborn babies.
Because the legislature rejected his changes, Baker vetoed the bill.
In his veto message, he said he supports abortion but “cannot support” late-term abortions and letting teens get abortions without parental involvement.\
“However, I cannot support the sections of this proposal...READ MORE
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