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UPDATE x1: Nebraska senator calls for U.S. Senate to protect born-alive abortion survivors



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WASHINGTON – Following Monday night's scheduled roll call votes, U.S. Senator Ben Sasse – Republican from Nebraska – will ask his Senate colleagues unanimous consent to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.

Illinoisans interested in how their representatives to the U.S. Senate Dick Durbin (202.224.2152) and Tammy Duckworth (202 224-2854) will vote may contact their offices before the vote this afternoon.

UPDATE: An Illinois state rep filed a bill late last week to protect babies born alive after abortion. See below. 

Last Thursday, Senator Sasse announced his plan to force a debate on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act in the wake of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's comments and New York's repeal of state-level protections for abortion survivors.
"Everyone in this Senate ought to be able to say unequivocally that killing that little baby is wrong," said Sasse on Thursday. "I'm going to ask all 100 Senators to come to the floor and be against infanticide. This shouldn't be complicated."
UPDATE:  State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R- East Dundee) filed legislation February 1, 2019 that would protect babies born alive after an abortion in the state of Illinois.
The measure HB 1620 now has no other co-sponsors listed. The bill description says:
Amends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Provides that subsequent to the abortion, if a child is born alive, the physician required to be in attendance shall exercise the same degree of professional skill, care, and diligence to preserve the life and health of the child as would be required of a physician providing immediate medical care to a child born alive at the same gestational age (rather than in the course of a pregnancy termination which was not an abortion).
Support for the measure in the form of other co-sponsors being enlisted from both sides of the aisle could affect the bill's movement to committee and then onto the Illinois House floor. 


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  1. Today Senate Democrats in the U.S. House blocked Senator Ben Sasse’s (R-Nebr.) “unanimous consent” request to pass his Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 311). This is shocking! It would have prevented the infanticide of babies born alive after failed abortions.
    Senator Sasse was so inclined to introduce S. 311 when on the 46th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) began a radical abortion trend across the states by signing into law the Reproductive Health Act which allows abortion through all stages of pregnancy and removes explicit protections for babies born alive following a failed abortion.
    I salute State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R- East Dundee)for filing legislation February 1, 2019 that would protect babies born alive after an abortion in the state of Illinois.
    Why doesn’t HB 1620 have other co-sponsors listed?
    Where is Tom Morrison (R-Palatine). Why isn’t he a co-sponsor of HB 1620 in the Illinois House? There must be other pro-life representatives who don’t believe in the gruesome act of infanticide. Shame on you if you don’t sign on to co-sponsor HB 1620!

  2. The Roe V Wade decision included that if the viability of the fetus is determined or if the beginning of life is legallybestablished, then ghe 14th ammendment guarantees the life of the infant. Go read it!

  3. Spot on Nancy, and Thank you Allen! If they can’t protect babies born alive in the state of Illinois. Then they need to get the hell out of the state legislature. Stop teaching there is NO shame in murdering a born alive baby. If an abortion just involved a woman’s body, “maybe” liberals would have an argument. But it doesn’t. An abortion involves two human beings, the woman and her baby. And the whole purpose of an abortion is to destroy that baby’s life. Many decades ago now, scientists discovered that a human life begins at the moment of conception, complete with his/her own unique DNA. How can you also support the murder of 60 million unborn and some born babies since 1973. You liberal hypocrites set the example of murdering 60 million babies since 1973 for the children to learn murder is a problem-solving tool. Then act like you are taking the moral high road, but the reality is they couldn’t take the moral high road from Hitler. Hitler too loved abortion as a problem solving tool..

  4. The democrats say building a wall to secure the border is immoral, but killing a born alive baby is a reproductive right. They are the enemy of truth and of America.
    gaslighted or gaslite, gaslighting. : to cause (a person) to doubt his or her perception through the use of psychological manipulation
    Nothing is unethical or immoral to baby murderers, as long as it achieves your goal, moral turpitude doesn’t exist for them.