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April 17, 2018
Pennsylvania House Votes To Ban Abortion of Babies With Down Syndrome
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed legislation today to ban abortion of babies who have Down syndrome.
The bill was sponsored by House Speaker Mike Turzai and passed with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 139-56 and bans abortions based on “a prenatal diagnosis of, or belief that the unborn child has down syndrome.
“I believe in the dignity of every human being,” said Speaker Turzai. “Pennsylvania is a loving, compassionate community, and we want to extend welcome and support to Down syndrome families, and they need to know they’re not alone.”
The measure now heads to the State Senate for consideration.
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