AFA of PA Action Alert – Result of Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Synopsis:  The cloture vote on S 311 the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act has failed with all Democrats, except three voting ‘nay.’  Pennsylvania’s two senators did vote the right way!

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Issue

Result of Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act from Pennsylvania

Details

The cloture vote (the requirement of 60 votes in order to end debate on a bill and advance it for a vote on the floor) on S 311, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, failed with a vote of 53-44 in the US Senate.

Only three Democrats voted ‘yea’ – Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Joe Manchin (D-WV).  No Republicans voted ‘nay,’ however three did not vote –  Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Tim Scott (R-SC)

Action Steps

Thank Senators  Bob Casey, Jr. and Pat Toomey for voting to protect babies who are born alive after a failed abortion.

Voices for Life Mission Statement

Pregnant, need help or know someone who does?

National Hotline: Call 1-800-712-HELP or Text ‘HELPLINE’ to 313131.

In Southeast Penna:  Call the Community Women’s Center at 215-826-8090

Help After an Abortion

If you or someone you know is suffering after abortion, confidential non-judgmental help is available.  Call Project Rachel’s national toll-free number 888-456-HOPE (4673) or visit hopeafterabortion.org. 

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