S. 636 (103rd): Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act of 1994

This was a vote to pass S. 636 (103rd) in the Senate.

It was not the final Senate vote on the bill. See the history of S. 636 (103rd) for further details.

The Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE or the Access Act, Pub. L. No. 103-259, 108 Stat. 694) (May 26, 1994, 18 U.S.C. § 248) is a United States law that was signed by President Bill Clinton in May 1994, which prohibits the following three things: (1) the use of physical force, threat of physical force, or physical obstruction to intentionally injure, intimidate, interfere with or attempt to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person who is obtaining reproductive health services or providing reproductive health services (this portion of the law typically refers to abortion clinics), (2) the use of physical force, threat of physical force, or physical obstruction to intentionally injure, intimidate, interfere with or attempt to injure, intimidate or interfere with any person who is exercising or trying to exercise their First Amendment right of religious freedom at a place of religious worship, (3) the intentional damage or destruction of a reproductive health care facility or a place of worship.

This summary is from Wikipedia.

Congress
103rd Congress
Date
Nov 16, 1993
Chamber
Senate
Number
#373
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the Senate
Result:
Bill Passed

Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 69
 
 
69%
51 18
  Nay 30
 
 
30%
4 26
Not Voting 1
 
 
1%
1 0
Required: Simple Majority source: senate.gov

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