"First of all, you've got to recognize that when there's a tragedy like this, the first thing we should be thinking about is praying for the people who were injured and doing whatever we can to help them, to help law enforcement", Scalise, who reportedly has received almost $19,000 from the NRA, said. He is now in kindergarten, and I found out when talking to him that we share a love of Legos. The Supreme Court has been pretty consistent on prohibiting the banning of abortion before viability, and after viability there must still be exceptions for the life and health of the mother. "So I see it a little bit like that". The legislation calls for not aborting unborn babies past 20 weeks gestation, except in cases of rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother.
The House is expected to vote on HR 36 at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
"Let's ensure all 50 states have protections for vulnerable pain-capable children". Under the bill, a mother can not abort her unborn child after 20 weeks of gestation, as increasing evidence shows that unborn babies are capable of feeling pain after that time. "That is painful", Moore said.
"I think it is worth noting that this landmark legislation is projected to save between 12,000 and 18,000 lives each year".
Another common argument for the 20-week abortion ban is that fetuses can recoil when pricked by a needle used for amniocentesis as if trying to get away from the source.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy last week argued the legislation "will respect the sanctity of life and stop needless suffering".
The bill split New York's congressional delegation. According to the Center for Disease Control, there were at least 5,770 late-term abortions performed at or after 21 weeks of pregnancy in the U.S.in 2013.
A quarter of Americans said that the debates were the "most important factor" in their decision to vote. "We did not want our little girl to suffer; we would much rather take on that suffering for her'".
Mr Trump demonstrated his commitment to anti-abortion policies on his fourth day in office - he signed an executive order barring United States funding for any worldwide aid groups which give women information about abortion, even if they do not perform the procedures.
This year, the House has passed the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act and health care reform that would slash government money for Planned Parenthood, the country's leading abortion provider.
But the bill faces a hard battle in the Senate - even though the GOP holds 52 seats - because of the caucus's moderate senators, who helped sink the GOP's repeated efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. According to recent research Ely conducted, women seeking second-trimester abortions had to travel three times farther than those in their first term. "The education lets people know not only that it's legal, but that babies are surviving premature birth". [Democratic nominee] Hillary Clinton was unmasked as an extremist on the issue when Donald Trump went to the trouble to explain the issue of abortion and how it's actually, what really happens - the violence that occurs in the womb against the unborn child.