Ohio's "heartbeat bill," which would have prohibited killing unborn children with a detectable heartbeat, went down in flames today after the Senate failed by one vote to override Gov. Kasich's veto of the bill.
Sen. Bill Beagle, who will be term-limited out at the end of the year, voted with four other Republicans and (allegedly) Republican Gov. Kasich to sell out unborn children. Beagle was one of the Republican senators who had voted the bill out of committee and voted yea on the final version of the bill, but he sided with Democrats when push came to shove. There are a lot of benefits to term limits, one of which is that these folks ultimately end up showing their true colors on their way out the door. In Beagle and Kasich's case, they waved a giant middle finger at pre-born children.
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