Voices For Life

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

U.S. House Passes Two Pro-Life Bills

Action Needed in the U.S. Senate

from Marie Tasy, Executive Director
New Jersey Right to Life

This past Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 3504, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act by a vote of 248-177, with one voting present Roll call vote 506 and H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 by a vote of 241-187, with 1 voting present (Roll Call vote 505).

We received word that U.S. Senate is expected to vote as early as Tuesday, September 22nd on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36). This bill passed the House of Representatives previously on May 13.

We also understand that the U.S. Senate will vote on an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood some time in the near future as part of a Continuing Resolution needed to fund the federal government. This is the second time the U.S. Senate will be voting to Defund Planned Parenthood. On August 3, the U.S. Senate failed to garner the 60 votes needed to pass legislation to defund Planned Parenthood. Unfortunately, NJ's two U.S. Senators Menendez and Booker shamefully voted No.

However, we must let them know that we are not going to go away and we're not going to let them off the hook. Please take action needed below.


Urge New Jersey's U. S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker to vote yes on H.R. 36, the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act and to vote yes to Defund Planned Parenthood. Take this opportunity to express your displeasure with their previous vote on Defunding Planned Parenthood and tell them that you expect them to do the right thing this time. Their contact information is below. Tell them to watch the videos! Links to many of the videos can be found on our website, using this link. 

Senator Robert Menendez
Wash.D.C. office 202 224-4744
NJ offices: 973 645-3030, 856 757-5353
Email: www.menendez.senate.gov

Senator Cory Booker
Wash. D.C. office: 202 224-3224
NJ offices: 973 639 8700, 856 338-8922
Email: www.booker.senate.gov

For those who live in other areas, use this link to find the contact information for your Senators.  

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