Congressman: Women Should Be Forced To Give Birth To Fetuses With No Brain Function

Tara Culp-Ressler writes for ThinkProgress: “At a congressional committee hearing to discuss a proposed measure to criminalize abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a Texas lawmaker told a woman who made the difficult choice to terminate a non-viable pregnancy that she should have carried the fetus to term anyway — even though an MRI had already revealed that he was missing a large part of his brain and didn’t have much chance of survival.”