House Minority Whip Steve Scalise plans to push the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to ensure babies who survive abortion will be cared for after they are born.
Republican Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner announced the re-introduction of the bill Wednesday. Scalise is an original cosponsor of the bill and will file a discharge petition in order to set the bill in motion, Politico reported.
“I have been horrified to watch radical Democratic legislators argue that babies who survive abortions should not be given the same level of medical care that all other newborn babies receive,” Wagner said, according to a press release.
The petition requires 218 signatures in order to move to the floor, according to Politico.
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