For millions of mothers and fathers each year, going to a doctor’s office to hear their unborn child’s heartbeat is one of the most important milestones in early pregnancy. But prominent Democrat Stacey Abrams publicly claimed ultrasound technology that enables parents to hear that heartbeat is instead a patriarchal plot to control women’s bodies by creating a “manufactured sound.”
“There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks,” Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said during a Tuesday event at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center in Georgia. “It is a manufactured sound designed to convince people that men have the right to take control of a woman’s body.”
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams: “There is no such thing as a heartbeat at six weeks.