Abortion after 20 weeks banned by House bill, but faces uphill Senate fight

 

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday in a near party-line vote of 237-189 in the lower chamber.

 

For the third time in five years, the Republican-led House has passed legislation that would prohibit most late-term abortions when the fetus can feel pain. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday in a near party-line vote of 237-189 in the lower chamber. It faces an uphill battle in the Senate,…

 



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