Rep. Diane Black

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.

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Rep. Diane Black: ‘Little That Separates Late-Term Abortionist LeRoy Carhart From Kermit Gosnell’

Democrats in Congress have called for the end of the special House panel charged with investigating the allegations of the illegal buying and selling of aborted baby body parts, and, most recently, the practices of notorious late-term abortionist LeRoy Carhart, who has allegedly sent at least five of his abortion patients to the hospital from his Maryland clinic since December alone.

Leroy Carhart meets reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2008 after a hearing on a partial-birth abortion case.

Planned Parenthood Announces Lawsuit Against Pro-Life Video Group: ‘Complex Criminal Enterprise’

Planned Parenthood’s national organization and its California affiliate have announced a federal lawsuit against the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), the pro-life group that produced a series of videos last summer exposing the abortion business’s apparent practices of selling the body parts of aborted babies and altering the position of babies during abortion in order to harvest their intact organs.

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Planned Parenthood Launches 2016 $20 Million Campaign Against Pro-Life Candidates: ‘You’re About to Be in For a Very Rude Awakening’

“Today we have a clear message for every politician who has threatened access to reproductive health care,” executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) Dawn Laguens said in a statement announcing the “I Vote Planned Parenthood Action” campaign. “You’re about to be in for a very rude awakening.”

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Planned Parenthood Funding Led Rep. Diane Black to Vote Against CR

The author of the stand-alone Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 that the House approved, Rep. Diane Black was persistent in her message that a government shutdown would not be an effective strategy to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider in the wake of videos exposing its practices of selling the harvested body parts of aborted babies.

U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 15, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine 'S.1696, The Women's Health Protection Act: Removing Barriers to Constitutionally Protected Reproductive Rights.