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TO CLOSE DEBATE ON THE HELMS AMENDMENT TO H. J. RES. 520. THE HELMS AMENDMENT BANS ABORTIONS. (MOTION FAILED) SEE NOTE(S) 40.

Sep 15, 1982 .

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 50%
 
 
 
50
34
 
15
 
1
 
Nay 44%
 
 
 
44
19
 
25
 
0
 
Not Voting 6%
 
 
 
6
1
 
5
 
0
 

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The Yea votes represented 41% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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