November 22, 2016
New national poll shows overwhelming support for Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
Sixty-four percent were in favor to only 28% who were opposed.
Among his commitments to pro-lifers, President-elect Donald Trump has promised to sign the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
The House of Representatives passed the measure on May 13, 2015, by a vote of 242-184.
This legislation is based on a model bill originated by NRLC in 2010, which has since been enacted in 14 states.
The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act extends general protection to unborn children who are at least 20 weeks beyond fertilization (which is equivalent to 22 weeks of pregnancy — about the start of the sixth month).
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