Planned Parenthood Denies Fetal Heartbeats
Stacey Abrams recently called fetal heartbeats fake. Now, the number one abortion provider is agreeing with her. This needs prayer.
From Christian Headlines. Planned Parenthood has changed the information on its website about fetal heartbeats in the face of a public debate between the pro-life and pro-choice communities on the issue.
According to internet archives using the popular Wayback Machine, the Planned Parenthood website formerly said that a “very basic beating heart and circulatory system develop” during weeks 5-6 of pregnancy. The Wayback Machine screenshot was taken on July 25.
But the website was changed recently and now claims that during weeks five and six of pregnancy, “a part of the embryo starts to show cardiac activity. It sounds like a heartbeat on an ultrasound, but it’s not a fully-formed heart – it’s the earliest stage of the heart developing.”
Several states, including Georgia, have passed laws prohibiting abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Some pro-lifers believe the website was changed to mirror arguments made by Stacey Abrams, the Democratic nominee for Georgia governor, who said last week, “there is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks.” …
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(Excerpt from Christian Headlines. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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