Documented Opposition of "Pro-Life" [sic] Establishment to Louisiana Personhood "Abortion" Abolition Bill HB813
May 12 Open Letter from "Pro-Life" [sic] Establishment opposing Louisiana Personhood Abolition Bill HB813 because it criminalized women who have their babies killed
- May 12, 2022 "An Open Letter to State Lawmakers from America's Leading [sic] Pro-Life [sic] Organizations" www.nrlc.org/uploads/communications/051222coalitionlettertostates.pdf
- 'Louisiana House removes murder charge for women from abortion bill' NBC News May 12, 2022 www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/louisiana-house-removes-murder-charge-women-abortion-bill-rcna28659
CCL: Among the 80+ signers of this May 12 Open Letter opposing Louisiana Personhood Abolition Bill HB813 were:
- Lisa Van Riper President
- Holly Gatling Exec Director, SC Citizens for Life (SC chapter of NRLC**)
**NRLC was originally organized in 1968 under the auspices of the then-National Conference of [Roman] Catholic Bishops; NRLC became officially autonomous in 1973.
See below the pre-1970 South Carolina Law code sections criminalizing "abortion" with no exceptions in the case of pre "quickening" babies [Sec 16-83]; and with one exception in the case of post "quickening" babies [Sec 16-82]. There was also a separate, specific code section criminalizing the woman who solicits for an abortion, with one exception [Sec 16-84].
Code of Laws Of South Carolina - 1962 Volume 4 - Title 16 - Chapter 3 - Article 4 - "Rape, Abortion, etc." (Pre-1970 "Abortion" Law in South Carolina)
God says, "Thou shalt not kill (murder)." Exodus 20:13, KJV
Columbia Christians for Life