March 13, 2020

Born-Alive Protection Bills Pass Wyoming House and Senate + Alabama House

Abortion-survivor protection bills are making progress in more states, even if their federal counterpart failed to overcome a Senate filibuster.

Wyoming's Senate and House of Representatives approved legislation that would require doctors to provide care for children who survive an attempted abortion with the same degree of skill and diligence as they would for any other child born alive at the same gestational age. Since the House voted in favor of the bill on Wednesday, the bill will be sent to pro-life Governor Mark Gordon's desk.

A similar bill also passed the Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday in an overwhelming 66-18 vote. It will soon move on to the senate.

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