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Five Reasons Congress Should Reject the 20-Week Ban

Posted by New Leaders Council 4 Admin on May 13, 2015 at 12:36 PM

Press release originally released by Planned Parenthood Action regarding the proposed vote on 20-week abortion ban on May 12, 2015.

Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433
For Immediate Release: 05.12.15

Some members of Congress, pressured by extreme anti-abortion groups, have chosen Women’s Health Week to move forward on legislation that that would ban abortion nationwide at 20 weeks, putting politicians in the middle of decisions that should be left between a woman and her doctor. Since January, politicians in Congress have introduced 29 measures to restrict access to safe and legal abortion, inserting abortion restrictions into everything from education bills to human trafficking legislation.

This is the second time politicians have introduced this abortion ban, having failed the first time in January. What’s more is they are falsely claiming to have “fixed” the bill, while in fact making it worse.

Read the full release here: http://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/elections-politics/newsroom/press-releases/five-reasons-congress-should-reject-20-week-ban/