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Friday, October 01, 2010

Sen. Johanns Introduces Federal Anti-Abortion Bill

Following recent state legislation in Nebraska that bars abortion after 20 weeks based on fetal pain, Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns (R) has introduced a similar bill to the US Senate.
Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns (R) introduced a controversial piece of federal abortion legislation this week in the Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act.  According to his press release, the legislation would require that if a woman seeks an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy the doctor must inform her of the pain the unborn child feels and provide the woman the opportunity to request anesthesia to the child if she goes forward with the abortion.
Read more at Care2.com

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