Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Heartbeat Bill Passed by Republican-Majority SC Senate Committee 9Y – 6N

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Columbia Christians for Life ( CCL )
aka Christians for Life and Liberty ( CLL )
Columbia, South Carolina
November 8, 2019

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Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Heartbeat Bill Passed by Republican-Majority SC Senate Committee 9Y – 6N

– November 5, 2019


Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bills like the SC Heartbeat Bill do NOT Establish Justice …

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SC Senate Gressette Building (Room 105)
vicinity State House, Columbia, South Carolina




SC Senators seated at Senate Medical Affairs Committee rostrum above (from L to R):

Upper tier: Senator Margie Matthews (D), Senator Tom Corbin (R), Senator Kevin Johnson (D), Senator Thomas Alexander (R), Senator Floyd Nicholson (D), Senator Brad Hutto (D) [obscured], Senator Harvey Peeler (R), Senator Danny Verdin (R) [Chairman], Staff person Gene Hogan, Senator Shane Martin (R), Senator John Scott (D), Senator Tom Davis (R), Senator Paul Campbell (R), Senator Marlon Kimpson (D).

Lower tier: Senator Richard Cash (R), Senator Mike Gambrell (R).

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Three votes were taken in the full Senate Medical Affairs Committee November 5 regarding Heartbeat Bill H3020:

1) Vote #1 was on whether to adopt the H3020 Senate Subcommittee version of the Heartbeat Bill which had been amended in that subcommittee to remove the exceptions for rape and incest which were present in the Bill as a result of the rape and incest exceptions Amendment sponsored by selectively pro-“abortion” Rep Nancy Mace (R) adopted in the SC House on April 24, 2019. The full Senate Medical Affairs Committee failed to adopt the Subcommittee version on a vote of 6 Y – 9 N. Six Republicans voted in favor of adoption, all six Democrats plus three Republicans; Peeler, Davis, and Campbell, voted against adoption.

2) Vote #2 was on whether to adopt selectively pro-“abortion” Senator Tom Davis’ (R) rape and incest exceptions Amendment, which added a police filing report requirement for the “exceptions” [child-murders] to be permitted.  This vote was 9 Y – 6 N, all nine Republicans voting Yes, all six Democrats voting No for the Davis Amendment.

[ Note: It is unclear to this writer whether at the time of this Vote #2, whether the version of H3020 before the Senate Medical Affairs Committee under consideration was the amended version passed out of the SC House on April 25 including the Mace rape and incest exceptions Amendment, or whether it was the original unamended version of H3020 as introduced in the SC House. ]

3) Vote #3 was on whether to favorably pass the overall H3020 Heartbeat Bill including the Davis rape and incest exceptions Amendment. The Committee voted 9 Y – 6 N in favor of passage. All nine Republicans voted Yes for the incremental child-murder “regulation” H3020 Heartbeat Bill with the rape and incest exceptions. All six Democrats voted against.

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Video Segments of the Three Votes TakenSC Senate Medical Affairs Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:00 am
SC Senate Gressette Building (Room 105)
vicinity State House, Columbia, SC

SC Senate Medical Affairs Committee members present were nine Republicans and six Democrats
(Absent: Senn (R), Jackson (D) – total 15 present)

Republicans: Verdin (Ch.), Peeler, Corbin, Alexander, Martin, David, Campbell, Cash, Gambrell ( 9 )

Democrats: Matthews, Johnson, Nicholson, Hutto, Scott, Kimpson ( 6 )

Three Votes Taken During the Committee Meeting:

1) Video (3:13) – Vote #1 on adoption of H3020 Subcommittee Report with rape and incest exceptions removed – Failed: 6 Y – 9 N
                          [ Six Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No, plus Three Republicans (Peeler, Davis, Campbell) vote No ]

2) Video (1:05) – Vote #2 on adoption of Senator Tom Davis’ (R) rape and incest exceptions Amendment to H3020 – Passed: 9 Y – 6 N
                          [ Nine Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No ]

3) Video (0:35) – Vote #3 final Committee vote on favorable passage of overall H3020 Heartbeat Bill including Davis rape and incest exceptions Amendment – Passed: 9 Y – 6 N
                          [ Nine Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No ]

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Video of entire Committee Meeting also available from official SC Legislature Video Archives:

SC Legislature Video Archives
https://scstatehouse.gov/video/archives.php
Tuesday, November 5, 2019  10:00 am
Senate Medical Affairs Committee
Video – 2:15:11

Three Votes (same as above) taken during the Committee Meeting may also be seen at following video times:

Video time 52:00 – 54:45
Vote #1 on adoption of H3020 Subcommittee Report with rape and incest exceptions removed – Failed: 6 Y – 9 N
  [ Six Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No, plus Three Republicans (Peeler, Davis, Campbell) vote No ]

Video time 2:01:30 – 2:02:50
– Vote #2 on adoption of Senator Tom Davis’ (R) rape and incest exceptions Amendment to H3020 – Passed: 9 Y – 6 N
  [ Nine Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No ]

Video time 2:02:50 – 2:03:50
– Vote #3 final Committee vote on favorable passage of overall H3020 Heartbeat Bill including Davis rape and incest exceptions Amendment – Passed: 9 Y – 6 N
  [ Nine Republicans vote Yes; Six Democrats vote No ]

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On November 5, 2019 in the SC Senate Medical Affairs Committee chaired by Senator Danny Verdin (R – Laurens), all nine Republicans voted YES to favorable passage of the unjust, unbiblical, incremental child-murder regulation H3020 Heartbeat Bill, which was also even amended in the full Committee to adopt the rape and incest exceptions Amendment offered by selectively pro-“abortion” Senator Tom Davis (R).

The very concept of the Heartbeat Bill is a rejection of God’s commandments.

GOD says:

“Thou shalt not kill (murder).”

Exodus 20:13, KJV

JESUS, the Son of God Who is God says:

“Thou shalt do no murder, …”

Matthew 19:18, KJV

“Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: …”

Amos 5:15, KJV

The Heartbeat Bill allows the extermination of ALL the unborn children prior to the “abortion” mill murder-doctor’s detection of a heartbeat.  It is an abomination.

The Heartbeat Bill does NOT Establish Justice.

Human Life begins at conception (fertilization), not heartbeat.

Being Biblically “Pro-Life” means agreeing with God regarding the Sanctity of Human Life which He Created !!

The Heartbeat Bill is NOT a Pro-Life Bill, it is another incrementalist perversion pushed by Romish/ecumenical “pro-life” [sic] / “pro-family” [sic] establishment groups, whose support of such incremental regulation of child-murder gives political cover to Republican establishment leadership to continue pursuing incrementalism as has been the case in SC for over 25 years.

PERSONHOOD legislation was introduced in the SC Legislature in 1998, and has been active every year over the last 21 years.

Pass Personhood now ! – Stop enabling incrementalism.

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The State ( Columbia, SC )
‘SC’s heartbeat abortion ban heads to Senate floor, now with exceptions for rape, incest’
https://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/article237018169.html
NOVEMBER 05, 2019

Post and Courier ( Charleston, SC )
‘Bill banning most abortions in SC advances to Senate, with rape and incest exceptions’
https://www.postandcourier.com/politics/bill-banning-most-abortions-in-sc-advances-to-senate-with/article_fe8e327e-ffdb-11e9-b956-bf6be8f91926.html
Nov 5, 2019

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The SC Heartbeat Bill does not Establish Justice …

Those who support legislation to incrementally ‘regulate’ child-murder demonstrate a lack of understanding of the Nature and Purpose of Law; such legislation which “allow[s] or injoin[s] us to commit” child-murder, is an offense to “both the natural and the divine.”  How many persons must a murderer murder to be a murderer?  Answer.  One.

William Blackstone
Commentaries on the Laws of England ( 1765-1769)
Volume I, Books I & II
INTRODUCTION
Section II., OF THE NATURE OF LAWS IN GENERAL
pp. title, 25, 28, 29
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/Blackstones-Commentaries-1863-Introduction-Section-II-Of-the-Nature-of-Laws-in-General-pp-title-25-28-29.pdf         [1863]

“The doctrines thus delivered we call the revealed or divine law, and they are to be found only in the holy scriptures.”

“Upon these two foundations, the law of nature and the law of revelation, depend all human laws; that is to say, no human laws should be suffered to contradict these.”  [ Excerpts, emphasis added ]

Illinois State Supreme Court  ( Richmond v. Moore, 1883 )
“… our laws and our institutions
must necessarily be based upon and embody the teachings of the Redeemer of mankind. It is impossible that it should be otherwise.  In this sense and to this extent, our civilizations and our institutions are emphatically Christian, …” [47 Am.Rep. 449]  [ Emphasis added ]

No King but King Jesus!
Declarations and Evidences of Christian Faith in America’s Colonial Charters, State Constitutions, and other Historical Documents during over 375 Years of American History: 1606 to 1982

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GOD’S REQUIREMENT OF MANKIND FOR MURDER IS TO ESTABLISH JUSTICE,

NOT “REGULATION” !!!

[ Micah 6:8, Amos 5:15, Exodus 20:13, Matthew 19:18, KJV ]

ALL Heartbeat bills have a huge “EXCEPTION”
http://christiansforpersonhood.com/index.php/2019/04/08/all-heartbeat-bills-have-a-huge-exception/


Detection of an unborn child’s heartbeat occurs at six weeks or later:

The Heartbeat Bill does NOT protect ALL children !!!
The Heartbeat Bill allows the killing of ALL children before detection of a heartbeat.
The Heartbeat Bill protects NONE of these children below:

Here is a picture of a baby in the womb at six weeks.
https://clinicquotes.com/abortion-at-6-weeks/

Here is a picture of a six week old baby who has been miscarried.
https://clinicquotes.com/abortion-at-6-weeks/

Here is a picture of part of a baby aborted at 6 weeks after conception.
https://clinicquotes.com/abortion-at-6-weeks/

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Heartbeat Bill H3020: “Good” is the Enemy of God’s Best
http://christiansforpersonhood.com/index.php/2019/04/09/heartbeat-bill-h3020-good-is-the-enemy-of-gods-best/

HYMN: “God of Our Fathers”

Second Stanza (excerpt, emphasis added):

“Be Thou our Ruler, Guardian, Guide, and Stay, Thy Word our law, Thy paths our chosen way.”

“Good” is the Enemy of God’s Best.

[ paraphrase from Oswald Chambers devotional, “My Utmost For His Highest” ]

The Heartbeat Bill ( H3020)
is the Enemy of
the Personhood Bill ( H3920).

“… what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, …”

Micah 6:8, KJV

Do Justice, Pass Personhood ( H3920) Now !

Jesus Christ is “the King of kings, and Lord of lords”, now !   1 Timothy 6:15, KJV

Steve Lefemine
Christian pro-life missionary
Columbia Christians for Life
Columbia, South Carolina
ChristianLifeandLiberty.net

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History of Personhood Legislation in South Carolina (1998 – 2018 )
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2018-11-29-History-of-Personhood-Legislation-in-South-Carolina-1998-2018.pdf

Personhood Act of South Carolina – 2019 – H3920
https://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess123_2019-2020/bills/3920.htm

PERSONHOOD ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
AND SCRIPTURAL BASIS OF HUMAN LAWS
Christians for Personhood newsletter
Steve Lefemine, Christian pro-life missionary
exec. dir., Christians for Personhood
December 31, 2018 / Revised January 2, 2019
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2018-12-31-SC-Personhood-Act-Scriptural-Basis-Of-Human-Laws-variation-Revised-Jan-2-2019.pdf

‘For the Murdered Unborn, Incrementalism is Not Justice’
‘Incrementalism is Not Justice for the Murdered Unborn.  Incrementalism Perverts Justice and the Law. Incrementalism is the Regulation of Child-Murder-by-“Abortion”.  Incrementalism is Evil.’
‘In the Sixth Commandment, God says, “Thou shalt not kill (murder).” Exodus 20:13, KJV.  Jesus Christ says, “If ye love Me, keep My commandments.” John 14:15.  Establishing Justice is obedience to God.’
Steve Lefemine, Christian pro-life missionary
dir., Columbia Christians for Life aka Christians for Life and Liberty
exec. dir., Christians for Personhood
April 10, 2017
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2017-04-10-Incrementalism-is-Not-Justice-Incrementalism-is-Evil-edited-July-15-2017.pdf

Personhood is Abolition
Personhood is abolition.  Here in South Carolina, we have advocated passage of State personhood legislation continuously for the last 19 years since 1998
[ History of Personhood Legislation in South Carolina ( 1998 – 2016 )  ].
The current 2017 legislation in the SC Legislature is called the Personhood Act of South Carolina ( S .217 / H.3530).
– South Carolina Personhood legislation recognizes the Creator God-given, unalienable right to life of every human being as a “person” beginning at fertilization, in SC law.
Steve Lefemine
exec. dir., Christians for Personhood
March 15, 2017 [ Edited July 15, 2017 ]
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2017-03-15-Personhood-is-Abolition-edited-July-15-2017.pdf

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[ Report ]
The SC Heartbeat Bill is NOT a Pro-Life Bill
Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bills like
the SC Heartbeat Bill do not Establish Justice …
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-11-01-The-SC-Heartbeat-Bill-is-NOT-a-Pro-Life-Bill.pdf

[ Report / Videos ]
Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Heartbeat Bill (H3020) passed
SC Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee by vote of 4 Y to 3 N
– October 22, 2019

http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-10-24-Incremental-child-murder-regulation-Heartbeat-Bill-H3020-passed-SC-Senate-Medical-Affairs-Subcomm-by-4Y-to-3N-vote-Oct-22-2019.pdf

Video – Heartbeat Bill H3020
SC Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee Meeting
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 am,
SC Senate Gressette Building (Room 308)
vicinity State House, Columbia, SC
Video – 7:03 [ Excerpt, final Subcommittee vote on H3020 Bill ]
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/20191022_103438.mp4

[ Report ]
Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bills like
the SC Heartbeat Bill do not Establish Justice …
Heartbeat Bill H3020 Subcommittee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 10:00 am, SC Senate Gressette Building (Room 308), near State House, Columbia, SC
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-10-18-Incremental-Child-Murder-Regulation-Bills-like-the-SC-Heartbeat-Bill-do-not-Establish-Justice-Subcomm-Meets-to-Vote-Oct-22-2019.pdf

[ Report ]
SC Senate Hearings (2) for Heartbeat Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bill H3020 – Sept 10, 2019
The SC Heartbeat Bill does not Establish Justice …

Those who support legislation to incrementally ‘regulate’ child-murder demonstrate a lack of understanding of the Nature and Purpose of Law; such legislation which “allow[s] or injoin[s] us to commit” child-murder, is an offense to “both the natural and the divine.”  How many persons must a murderer murder to be a murderer?  Answer.  One.

William Blackstone
Commentaries on the Laws of England ( 1765-1769)
Volume I, Books I & II
INTRODUCTION
Section II., OF THE NATURE OF LAWS IN GENERAL
pp. title, 25, 28, 29
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/Blackstones-Commentaries-1863-Introduction-Section-II-Of-the-Nature-of-Laws-in-General-pp-title-25-28-29.pdf      [ 1863 ]

“Upon these two foundations, the law of nature and the law revelation, depend all human laws;
That is to say, no human laws should be suffered to contradict these.”
  [ emphasis added ]
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-10-10-Report-SC-Senate-Hearings-2-for-Heartbeat-Incremental-Child-Murder-Regulation-Bill-H3020-Sept-10-2019-Revised-Oct-12-and-Oct-18-2019.pdf

[ Report ]
Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bills like
the SC Heartbeat Bill do not Establish Justice …
Heartbeat Bill H3020 Subcommittee Meeting (tentatively) Tuesday, October 22, 2019;
SC Senate Gressette Building, near State House, Columbia, SC
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-09-30-Incremental-Child-Murder-Regulation-Bills-like-the-SC-Heartbeat-Bill-do-not-Establish-Justice.pdf

[ Report ]
The SC Heartbeat Bill does not Establish Justice …
Heartbeat Bill H3020 Hearings (2) Tuesday, September 10, 2019;
SC Senate Gressette Building, near State House, Columbia, SC
http://christianlifeandliberty.net/2019-09-08-The-SC-Heartbeat-Bill-does-not-Establish-Justice.pdf

( Audio / Transcript / Report )
Heartbeat Bill does not establish justice for all human beings at fertilization’:
Christian pro-life missionary testifies against incremental ‘Heartbeat’ Bill
at SC House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing – March 21, 2019
March 22, 2019 / Revised March 25, 2019

 

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[ This Report posted on CCL/CLL website ( www.ChristianLifeandLiberty.net ) on ‘Personhood Act’ page ]

[ Report ]
[ Videos ] Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Heartbeat Bill Passed
by Republican-Majority SC Senate Committee 9Y – 6N
– November 5, 2019

Incremental Child-Murder ‘Regulation’ Bills like
the SC Heartbeat Bill do NOT Establish Justice …

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