Bill In the News: CNSNews:
The House is set to vote on the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.” The bill would make it illegal for anyone to perform, or attempt to perform, an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy; it allows exceptions for rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother. A similar measure won House approval in 2015 but failed in the Senate. President Trump has pledged to sign it if it reaches his desk.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, sent a letter to House members last week saying, “All decent and humane people are repulsed by the callous and barbarous treatment of women and children in clinics … that abort children after 20 weeks.” He labeled the 20-week ban a “common-sense reform.” READ MORE HERE