by Rachel del Guidice, The Daily Signal
A South Carolina lawmaker says it is unconscionable that legislation to force a House vote on medical care for babies who survive abortion is so controversial.
“Something’s wrong in America when we’re dealing with this and having [to] even debate this,” Congressman Ralph Norman, R-SC, said on the sixth installment of a new podcast from the House Freedom Caucus.
Using a procedural tactic know as a discharge petition, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-LA, Rep. Ann Wagner, R-MO, and other pro-life lawmakers are trying to force a floor vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
The legislation would require medical professionals to give the same care to a baby who survives an abortion as they would to any other baby of the same age, as well as to take the baby to a hospital.
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