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Monday, September 21, 2015

URGENT action: Senate votes Tue. Sep. 22 on baby pain bill



On Tuesday morning, the US Senate plans to vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to ban abortions at the stage in which developing babies can feel pain. A strong majority of Americans support such a ban. The US House of Representatives has already passed this bill.




Please use this simple, pre-written, customizable letter now to urge your senators to vote YES on this vital bill.

Learn more about this bill.

Meanwhile...

...the US House of Representatives has passed two pro-life bills. 
The Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504) was approved 248-177-1.  Five Democrats voted in support (Cartwright-PA, Cuellar-TX, Langevin-RI, Lipinski-IL, Peterson-MN) and one Democrat voted present (Garamendi,  D-CA). No Republicans opposed the bill.  
The Defund Planned Parenthood Act (H.R. 3134) passed by a vote of 241-187-1. Two Democrats supported the bill (Lipinski-IL, and Peterson-MN), three Republicans voted against the bill (Dold-IL, Dent-PA, Hanna-NY), and one Republican voted present (King-IA). 
Clips of floor statements made in support of these two bills are below. Additionally, pasted at the end of this email is an update provided by the GOP Conference on the ongoing House investigations into Planned Parenthood.
Members speaking in support of Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, H.R. 3504

Members speaking in support of Defund Planned Parenthood Act, H.R. 3134

Members speaking in support of both bills during debate on the Rule
Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) opening and closing statements

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL)

Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC)

Rep. Mia Love (R-UT)

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA)  

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA)

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)

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