From the Desk of
Our sources tell us that the House of Representatives will bring H.R. 1797, the “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” to the floor for a vote this week.
This bill prohibits an abortion from being performed if the probable post-fertilization age of the unborn child is 20 weeks or greater unless the mother’s life is in danger.
This timeframe is based on verifiable medical findings that after 20 weeks gestation, an unborn child has pain receptors all over his or her body and reacts to external stimuli by recoiling and emitting stress hormones.
An abortion after twenty weeks gestation is inhumane and barbaric.
Sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), right now the bill has over 180 co-sponsors, but over 40 more “yea” votes by representatives are needed to secure the passage of this bill in the House.
Congressman Franks told LifeNews.com:
“[We] as a nation, find ourselves at a point at which we don’t offer unborn children even the most basic protections — even protections we extend to animals and property… But I pray we can at least come together to agree that we can and should draw the line at the point that these innocent babies can feel the excruciating pain of these brutal procedures.”
Liberty Counsel Action is calling on all of our pro-life friends to urge the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 1797 scheduled to be voted on by representatives THIS WEEK.
We must take immediate action to ensure this bill’s passage.
Our sources also tell us that pro-abortion organizations are also lobbying hard to prevent the passage of this bill.
This is a time when all pro-life Americans must rise up in defense of the most innocent among us. This bill is a huge step in a positive pro-life direction and gives these preborn children the unalienable right to life that they are endowed with by our Creator.
Take action today! The vote is this week.
Once again this is an urgent request for you to contact yourrepresentative and scores of other lawmakers in the House to help insure passage of this important bill.
Due to the time constraints before the vote, getting our message to representatives will be accomplished best by utilizing Liberty Counsel Action’s highly effective fax barrage.
Imagine the number of lives that will be saved if this bill makes it into law!
I urge you, as a pro-life Liberty Counsel Action partner, to fax key lawmakers today!
Our Fax Barrage system gives grassroots citizens the power to quickly and conveniently send personalized faxes to key members of the House including your representative. Even if you have already done so, please consider another round of faxes.
Thank you, again for taking immediate action on this vital issue.
God bless you,
Mathew Staver, Chairman
Liberty Counsel Action