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Monday, April 18, 2016

It's a girl! Please let her live.

The latest pro-life news from Capitol Hill features a hearing on legislation that would ban abortions for the purpose of sex selection--a bill that especially would protect girls from gendercide.
Chairman Franks (R-AZ) (@RepTrentFranks) recently chaired a Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on H.R. 4924, the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2016 (PRENDA). His opening statement can be viewed here. Complete video from the hearing is available on the Judiciary Committee’s website at this link

Majority witnesses

Catherine Davis, Founding Core Member of National Black Pro-Life Coalition and President of The Restoration Project
video and text of testimony
Exchanges with Chairman Franks on the purpose of and need for PRENDA, part 1 and part 2
Anna Higgins, Associate Scholar with the Charlotte Lozier Institute
video and text of testimony
Exchanges with Chairman Franks concerning the constitutionality of PRENDA, part 1 and part  2
Rev. Derek McCoy, National Clergy Relations Director for Center for Urban Renewal and Education
video and text of testimony
Exchange with Chairman Franks on the need to protect the vulnerable

Minority witness

Miriam Yeung, Executive Director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

text of testimony

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