Sex-Selective Abortion

A measure to ban abortions based on the sex of a child failed Thursday to earn enough support in the House, and abortion opponents said they plan to use the vote to paint Democrats as disingenuously supporting women’s rights because they voted against a bill protecting unborn baby girls. Read full article >>

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  • Bill Banning Sex-Selective Abortions Fails in House
    June 1, 2012 — A House bill outlawing abortions performed on the basis of fetal sex or race went down in defeat yesterday, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for passage in a 246 - 168 vote. The legislation and its outcome represent the ...
    06/1/2012 - 4:42 am | View Link
  • Louisiana House Approves Bill Banning Abortions After 20 Weeks
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    06/1/2012 - 12:48 am | View Link
  • House GOP's 'Prenatal Nondiscrimination' Bill Fails
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    05/31/2012 - 8:44 am | View Link
  • Bill banning ‘sex-selective abortions’ fails in the House
    Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), said his legislation would help fight “a war on unborn little girls,” noting that roughly 200 million abortions around the world can be tied to the practice of “sex-selective abortions,” which are more common in Asian and ...
    05/31/2012 - 7:59 am | View Link
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