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Doctors testify: Preborn humans respond to pain as early as 8 weeks

As the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act heads to the Senate after passing in the House, the argument over when a fetus can feel pain has arisen once again. The act looks to ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation on the basis that...Show More Summary

Is the pro-life movement making a mistake supporting the 20-week abortion ban?

The votes are not there in Congress and so it appears to be a waste of time to pursue the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: U.S. One of Just 7 Nations Allowing Late-Term Abortions

The Washington Post Fact Checker tackled a claim Monday related to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, finding the fact that the U.S. is just one of seven countries that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks “a bit surprising.” The verdict? Turns out it’s true. The claim […]

House Republicans, Pro-Life Leaders Celebrate Passage of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Republicans celebrate a bill that would prevent abortions on unborn children capable of feeling pain.

House Republicans Just Voted (Again) to Outlaw Abortions After 20 Weeks

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act—a bill that outlaws most abortions after 20 weeks of gestation and stipulates that anyone who performs one could face up to five years in prison—in a 237 to 189 vote.  The House passed similar proposals in 2013 and 2015, introduced by Rep. […]

House Passes Pro-Life Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks

The House of Representatives today approved a pro-life bill that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. The vote for the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act broke down on mostly partisan lines with Republicans supporting the ban on late-term abortions and Democrats opposing it. The House approved the […]

Trump Administration Formally Backs Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

White House releases a statement saying the legislation will promote a "science-based approach to unborn life."

Virginia Bill Would Ban Late-Term Abortions After 20 Week on Babies Who Feel Intense Pain

Virginia legislators will consider a bill in January to ban abortions after 20 weeks, CBS19 News of Charlottesville reports. If passed, the bill known as the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would prohibit abortions on unborn babies after 20 weeks when strong scientific evidence indicates that they can feel pain. The bill includes class […]

New Jersey Legislators Push Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions After 20 Weeks

New Jersey state lawmakers urged passage of a bill on Monday to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks when unborn babies can feel pain. Pro-life state lawmakers introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (S2026) in April, but they held a press conference on Monday to draw attention to the bill. New Jersey state Sen. […]

16th State Passes Five-Month Abortion Ban

South Dakota passed its Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, becoming the 16th state in the nation to take a stand on this important life issue. South Dakota joins 15 other states including Texas, Louisiana, Alabama and Arizona in limiting abortions after 5 months. Family Heritage Alliance, one of CitizenLink’s nearly 40 state-based family policy […]

Democrats Call Bill to Ban Abortions on Babies After 20 Weeks a “War on Women”

The Senate Judiciary Committee today is holding a hearing on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — legislation that would ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Although half of all unborn children killed in late-term abortions are little girls, Democrats in the Senate are bashing the pro-life bill by calling it a […]

This Baby is the Face of 18,000 Unborn Babies the 20-Week Abortion Ban Would Save Every Year

The Senate is hours away from voting on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, significant pro-life legislation that would save as many as 18,000 babies each and every year from painful late-term abortions. When the Senate votes today, pro-life leaders hope they will keep little Micah Pickering in mind. “The United States, proud of […]

Senate to vote tomorrow on Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

'It has been proven babies in the womb develop their nervous system early in the pregnancy and, as a result, feel pain.'

Late-Term Abortions Twist Off Arms and Legs of Aborted Babies, Senate Will Vote to Ban Them

The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) is urging U.S. Senators to vote yes to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which would ban abortions after 20-weeks based on the scientific fact that unborn babies at this age have the capacity to feel pain. The Senate is scheduled to vote on the […]

Pain Capable Act Making Its Way Through Wisconsin Legislature | Radio

Wisconsin is working on a bill that would prevent abortions after 20 weeks.  The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed the Wisconsin Senate and now must go before the State Assembly.  The governor has indicated he will sign the bill.

Senate Will Take Up Pain-Capable Life Bill

Today Sen. Lindsey Graham announced the Senate will take up the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The bill stops abortions after 20 weeks – the time at which preborn babies can feel pain. Pro-life leaders, including Marjorie Dannenfelser of the Susan B. Anthony List, joined Graham at a news conference in support of the […]

The Abortion Industry Doesn’t Believe Its Own Rhetoric on Fetal Pain Laws

As the U.S. Senate takes up the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, abortion advocates and their friends in Congress will undoubtedly predict serious consequences for women’s health. This is a common refrain in opposition to any regulation, however modest, of abortion or the abortion industry. Show More Summary

18,000 Viable Unborn Babies Die Every Year in Painful Late Abortions in the United States

In Washington, D.C. today, the leaders of the top pro-life groups in the country joined with pro-life Senator Lindsey Graham to introduce the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in the Senate. The measure would stop late abortions taking place when unborn babies are viable and capable of feeling intense pain. “Abortion is the human […]

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