HB 40 - State Abortion Insurance / Public Aid Act - ACTION ALERT Status: Passed the House and Senate, now goes to the Governor Sum...
May 14, 2015
Democrat Lipinski, Republican Dold vote against their parties' abortion positions
Downstate Congressman John Shimkus said allowing babies to be aborted after 20 weeks is immoral. “The U.S. is one of only seven countries that allow elective abortions after 20 weeks,” said Shimkus. “That’s not only immoral, but science now tells us that such late term abortions are painful to babies who are increasingly able to survive premature birth.”
No vote has been scheduled in the U.S. Senate, and President Obama promises to veto the measure if it comes to his desk.
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