President Trump Promises to Sign Law Protecting Pre-Born Babies from Painful Late-Term Abortions
Claire Chretien : Oct 4, 2017
The Trump administration "applauds the House of Representatives for continuing its efforts to secure critical pro-life protections. The bill, if enacted into law, would help to facilitate the culture of life to which our Nation aspires."
[Washington, DC)— [LifeSiteNews.com] The Trump administration "strongly supports" protecting pain-capable babies from abortion, it said in a statement, Monday. (Photo: Shutterstock/via LifeSiteNews.com)
The Trump administration released a statement confirming President Trump would sign the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act if it reached his desk in its current form.
"The United States is currently out of the mainstream in the family of nations, in which only seven out of 198 nations allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy," it said.
The U.S. House is voting on the bill, which bans most abortions after 20 weeks—halfway through pregnancy—today. It's not expected to pass the U.S. Senate, where it needs 60 votes.
The Trump administration "applauds the House of Representatives for continuing its efforts to secure critical pro-life protections," the statement said. "The bill, if enacted into law, would help to facilitate the culture of life to which our Nation aspires."
It would "promote a science-based approach to unborn life, as recent advancements have revealed that the physical structures necessary to experience pain are developed within 20 weeks of fertilization."
"If H.R. 36 were presented to the President in its current form, his advisers would recommend that he sign the bill into law...
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