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HR 760 - Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill - Key Vote

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Ben Cardin voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (282-139) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit any individual from knowingly performing the procedure known as intact dilation and extraction, in which a fetus/unborn child is partially delivered before it is aborted. The only exception is if the life of the woman is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury.

Highlights:
  • Allows for criminal prosecution of the individual that performs the act.
  • Prohibits prosecution of the woman on whom the abortion was performed.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion Bill

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