In Oklahoma, fertilized-egg-as-person advocates pushed their GOP representatives too far in trying to force a bill up for a vote, and received a lashing from their own legislators. Now, "heartbeat" ban activists in Ohio are getting an earful from the Republican senate president they have been trying to strong-arm into holding a vote.
Senate President Tom Niehaus sent a strongly worded letter regarding the anti-choice activists pushing for a ban that would make it illegal to abort an embryo after a detectable heartbeat could be found -- as early as four weeks post conception. His message? Just back off already.
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