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

May 12, 1994 at 1:24 p.m. ET. On the Conference Report in the Senate.

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

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 70%
 
 
69
52
 
17
 
Nay 30%
 
 
30
3
 
27
 
Not Voting
 
 
1
1
 
0
 

Conference Report Agreed to. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 74% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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