Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has scheduled a Senate vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S.11) for tonight. If passed, the would extend federal legal protection not babies born alive during an abortion.
Yesterday’s passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, coupled with President Donald Trump’s promise to sign the legislation into law if it makes it to his desk, means that it is now up to the U.S. Senate to put a stop to dismemberment abortions on all unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
In anticipation of the abortion-funding provisions in the new health care reform law, dozens of states are either passing – or planning to pass – new restrictions on abortion.