WASHINGTON — Rep. Trent Franks, R- Ariz., has vowed to expand the D.C. Pain Capable Unborn Protection Act to the whole country, outlawing the abortion of pre-born infants that can feel pain, or unborn children more than 20 weeks old.
“Knowingly subjecting our innocent unborn children to dismemberment in the womb, particularly when they have developed to the point that they can feel excruciating pain every terrible moment leading up to their undeserved deaths, belies everything America was called to be,” Franks said in a statement. “This is not who we are.”
The bill was reintroduced on May 17, following its initial introduction in 2012. The original version of the legislation only...READ MORE