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Abortion Ban In Washington, D.C., Fails

A bill to ban abortion in the District of Columbia has died in the House of Representatives. The bill, proposed by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), would have criminalized abortion after 20 weeks including in cases of rape and incest. [Politico] Last night, the writer Gore Vidal died. Today, blogger Garland Grey over at Tiger Beatdown [...]
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House Committee Passes DC Abortion Ban; This Is How They Waste Their Time

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (2 years ago)

Sponsored by Republican Trent Franks of Arizona, the bill, which passed the House Judiciary Committee, makes abortions illegal after 20 weeks, with no exceptions for rape of the health of the mother. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), the... Read Post

D.C. protesters tell Rep. Trent Franks if he has time to ban abortions, he can fix potholes, too

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

Rep. Trent Franks Rep. Trent Franks, a Republican from Arizona, seems to think he is much better attuned to the needs of District of Columbia residents and their elected (but non-voting) representative, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D... Read Post

Trent Franks Blocks D.C. Representative From Testifying About Proposed D.C. Abortion Ban

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) wants to restrict abortions in the District of Columbia, but he refuses to allow D.C.’s delegate from testifying on behalf of the city’s residents during a hearing about his proposal. Franks’ “fetal pain” bi... Read Post


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