Thursday, July 11, 2013

Texas House passes ‘pain capable’ 20 week abortion ban at second reading

by Operation Rescue staff

AUSTIN, July 9, 2013 ( - The Texas State House of Representatives had passed HB2, a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation, would add safety measures for abortion pill distribution, and would require that abortionists maintain hospital privileges within 30 miles of their clinics. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor with 98 yea votes to only 49 nays.

The long day of debate ended at around 8:40 pm when a final vote was taken after lengthy debate on nearly two dozen amendments that threatened to strip the bill of its teeth. All amendments failed and the bill passed intact.

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  1. All Babies feel the pain of abortion no matter what age they are murdered at, and so abortion must be stopped completely. Veronica.