Gov. Rick Perry spoke up for restricting abortions earlier in pregnancy by saying that extremely premature births increasingly result in healthy children.
“We will ban abortion after 20 weeks” of pregnancy, Perry told the the National Right to Life Convention on June 27. “And you think about it, it makes sense considering the growing number of healthy, happy children who are born prematurely at the same early gestation that our laws allow abortion.”
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Statement: Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.