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S 5377 to SF 2425 - Pregnancy Counseling and Support Services - Key Vote

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (22-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Pregnancy Counseling and Support Services

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment to SF 2425 that redirects a $200,000 appropriation, originally for unplanned pregnancy counseling and support services, to a new program that provides counseling and support services that promote childbirth over abortion.

Highlights:
- Specifies that assistance will be provided to the woman after the pregnancy, whether she intends to keep or adopt the child (Sec. 2). - Specifies that support services must assist with the physical and mental well-being of the mother both during and after the pregnancy (Sec. 2). - Specifies that support services must assist with the physical well-being of the fetus and newborn with food, shelter, clothing, health care, childcare, and the mother's employment (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Pregnancy Counseling and Support Services

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