Lawmakers Pass Federal Pro-Life Billby Bethany Monk
Caution: This article contains graphic content.
In hopes of preventing atrocities similar to the Gosnell case, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, when pre-born babies begin to feel pain.
Kermit Gosnell, 72, was found guilty last month of three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of babies who were born alive. The Philadelphia jury just also found the abortionist guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a pregnant woman. A 2011 Philadelphia Grand Jury report found that Gosnell often delivered babies in the 3rd trimester and then murdered them by severing their spinal cords with scissors.
“Congress has taken an important step toward making sure we stop abortionists like Kermit Gosnell and his horrific abortion clinic and procedures,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List. “The House listened to the overwhelming majority of Americans, men and women, who instinctively recoil at the dehumanizing and degrading practice of late-term abortions.”Read More