Editor’s Note: Friday, Pulpit & Pen reported on U.S. House of Representative Dan Crenshaw calling out “Enough” and House Democrats to vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
Rep. Steny Hower, a top Democrat leader, states that Pelosi has no intention of bringing the vote to the floor of the House.
[Steven Ertelt | LifeNews] A top Democrat has admitted his party will not allow a vote on a bill to stop infanticide. Congressman Steny Hoyer, the number two Democrat in the house, admitted there are no plans yby Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrats to bring up the Born Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act for a vote. That’s the bill that would require medical care and treatment for babies who survive abortions.
During a discussion with Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Congressman Hoyer made it clear that Democrats will not allow a vote on the bill.
His main excuse is that the legislation did not make it out of the Senate when Republicans controlled Congress — but he conveniently ignored the fact that Democrats blocked the bill in the Senate. Congressman Scalise said that the facts have changed since the last time the bill was considered and that those facts deserve new consideration, namely the fact that the state of New York approved a law that repeals its protections for babies who survive abortions.
“We will continue to pursue other tools that we have available as the growing momentum around the country builds,” Scalise said.
Here is the exchange:
This is the 31st time in total that Congressional Democrats thwarted an attempt by Republicans to vote on a bill that would provide medical care and treatment for babies who provide survived failed abortions — 29 times in the House and twice in the Senate.
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[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Ertelt and originally published at LifeNews. Title changed by P&P.]
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