Marie Tasy, executive director of New Jersey Right to Life, holds a plastic baby doll representing what an infant in the womb looks like at 20 weeks gestation as lawmakers in Trenton look on. Joe Moore photo
Marie Tasy, executive director of New Jersey Right to Life, stood before a podium holding a small, plastic baby doll representing what an infant in the womb looks like at 20 weeks gestation.
“At 20 weeks post fertilization, a baby in the womb is 11 inches long and almost one pound and looks like a small newborn,” Tasy said. “The baby has fully formed fingerprints and tiny little toenails. … She is able to do somersaults and suck her thumb – and she can feel pain.”
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