Despite the news of conflict in the GOP over the chosen Speaker of the House John Boehner, there is a united front in the Republican Party on a bill that would ban late-term abortions.
On Tuesday, the first day of the 114th Congress, Reps. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) reintroduced the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). This bill seeks to protect unborn children from abortion after 20 weeks based on the premise that babies feel excruciating pain.
The House passed this bill back in June of 2013 after the trial of Kermit Gosnell who was convicted of murdering three infants who were born alive under late-term abortion procedures. Unfortunately, the bill died in the Democrat-controlled Senate. Now in the new Republican-controlled Senate, the companion bill is hopeful to pass in protecting unborn lives.
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