The abortion debate is front and center once again – this time in Ohio.  State Rep. Lynn Watchtmann is sponsoring what has become known as the heartbeat bill.  Wachtmann’s legislation would ban abortions once a heartbeat is detected in an unborn child.  Why did Wachtmann decide to make the heartbeat the dividing line between legal and illegal abortions?  How early is a heartbeat detected in an unborn child?  Why are some pro-life forces saying this bill could be a setback for the unborn?  And how far will this legislation get in an Ohio legislature controlled by Republicans.

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