Tag: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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House to Vote on Pain Capable 20-Week Abortion Ban

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joined Reps. Diane Black (R-TN), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Vicki Hartzler (R-MO), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) to announce a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a measure that would ban abortion past the fifth month of pregnancy.

Senate Democrats Block 20-Week Abortion Pain Bill

The blocked legislation, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is based on scientific evidence that has shown that unborn babies at least at 20 weeks after fertilization can feel the pain associated with being destroyed during an abortion. The Senate voted 54-42 to advance the legislation, a count that fell short of the 60 votes needed.

Carly Fiorina Criticizes Democratic Party’s ‘Absolute Deafening Silence’ on Planned Parenthood Videos

In her video, Fiorina appears with Frederick Douglass Foundation Chairman and Online for Life Outreach Director, Reverend Dean Nelson, Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser, National Black Pro-Life Coalition President Catherine Davis, Dr. Charmaine Yoest of Americans United for Life Action, and Lori Hoye and Pastor Walter Hoye of the Issues4Life Foundation, “to decry the moral depravity” shown by Planned Parenthood.

Pro-Life Campaign Urges House to Vote on 20-Week Abortion Bill on Anniversary of Gosnell Murder Conviction

With a Republican Senate in charge as of January of this year, national pro-life groups were confident of a swift passage of the Pain-Capable bill in the House once again, and likely approval by the Senate. On the eve of the March for Life in late January, however, bill was pulled from the House floor when GOP leadership caved to a group of Republicans led by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC).