Standing Up For Life: Pro-Life Initiatives Introduced
Texans from all different backgrounds came to the nation’s capital this weekend to participate in one of the largest demonstrations on behalf of the unborn.
March For Life champions one of the most important causes of our time: protecting the most vulnerable members of our society, the unborn.
This week I helped introduce four bills that champion pro-life causes. These bills will prevent taxpayer-funded abortions, outlaw abortion after 20 weeks, protect newborns that survive late-term abortions, and prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood while protecting women’s health services.
We have a moral responsibility to defend the sanctity of life, and I proudly joined my colleagues this past week in support of pro-life measures to prioritize human life over death.
No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act – Prevents any taxpayer funds across federal programs from being used to pay for an abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or where the woman’s life is in danger.
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – Makes it a crime to perform an abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act – Requires health care practitioners to exercise the same degree of professional skill and care to protect the newborn that survives a late-term abortion as any other newborn.
Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act – Prohibits federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America or any of its affiliates or successor organizations and protects federal funding for women’s health services.