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
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    06/1/2012 - 4:37 am | View Link
  • Bill Banning Gender Based Abortions Fails in House Vote
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    05/31/2012 - 9:55 pm | View Link
  • Bill banning ‘sex-selection abortions’ fails in the House
    A measure to ban abortions based on the sex of a child failed Thursday after proponents were unable to earn enough support in the House, but GOP abortion opponents said they achieved their strategic goal of forcing Democrats to vote against it. The plan ...
    05/31/2012 - 2:50 pm | View Link
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