Ohio Senate Schedules a Fetus to Testify About Abortion Bill

In support of a bill that proposes banning abortions after the first heartbeat (something that can happen within eighteen days of conception), the anti-abortion group Faith2Action has scheduled a nine-week-old fetus to testify as a legislative witness before Ohio’s House Health Committee. …

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  1. #1 HP
    March 1, 2011

    Man, I hope the Dems tear that fetus apart during cross-examination.

  2. #2 Phillip IV
    March 1, 2011

    Well, I can somewhat understand Faith2Action’s choice of witness: at 6 weeks a fetus has a heart and a few grams of working brain cells – that’s a lot more than can be said for Janet Folger.

  3. #3 feralboy12
    March 1, 2011

    They’ll need a ventriloquist to help him take the oath.

  4. #4 uncle Glenny
    March 2, 2011

    Facilitated speaking?

  5. #5 stripey_cat
    March 2, 2011

    I think that means using a medium to talk to it.

  6. #6 Equisetum
    March 2, 2011

    I’ve been waiting for The Onion to issue a press release saying they’re closing up shop: “It’s just too hard. We can’t compete with the real news anymore. Nobody can tell the difference.”

  7. #7 gwen
    March 2, 2011

    I just hope this stunt looks just as foolish to everyone in their audience as it does to me….but I’m afraid it won’t.

  8. #8 paulmurray
    March 2, 2011

    An individual cell of heart muscle will beat. It’s kinda what heart muscle does for a living.

  9. #9 Phillip IV
    March 3, 2011

    paulmurray @ #8:

    It’s kinda what heart muscle does for a living.

    And doesn’t do for a dead.