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H.R. 36: Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 36 (114th) in the House.

The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would ban abortion at 20 weeks and later. The bill includes congressional recognition that an unborn child of 20 weeks has developed pain receptors and responds to painful stimuli as reasoning behind the ban. It creates exceptions in the case of risk of death or permanent injury of the mother, in case of rape, and in the case of incest against a minor. In cases of rape or incest, the rape or incest must be reported to a law enforcement agency prior to the abortion. The woman who the abortion is performed on could not be prosecuted under the act. The bill has been passed by the House.

114th Congress
May 13, 2015
On Passage of the Bill in the House

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Key: R Aye D Aye R No D No
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This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Aye 242
238 4
  No 184
4 180
Present 1
1 0
Not Voting 5
1 4
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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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