Update: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted this bill out of committee before they left for the summer recess. The bill now heads to the full Senate for consideration.
The House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1948 with a vote of 132 to 65.
House Bill 1948 bans dismemberment abortion, which ends the life of the unborn baby by tearing off one limb at a time and increases the risk of injury to the mother, is used in over 1,500 abortions in Pennsylvania each year. The bill also bans abortions after 20 weeks, when the baby can feel pain and risks to the health of the mother increase significantly.
To find out if your legislator voted in favor of this live-saving bill, click here. If your legislator did vote “yes”, please send a message thanking them for their pro-life stand.