H.J.Res.261 - Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteeing the right to life to the unborn, the ill, the aged, or the incapacitated.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hogan, Lawrence J. [R-MD-5] (Introduced 01/30/1973)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||01/30/1973 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: H.J.Res.261 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/30/1973)
Constitutional Amendment - Provides that neither the United States nor any State shall deprive any human being, from the moment of conception, of life without due process of law; nor deny to any human being, from the moment of conception, within its jurisdiction, the equal protection of the laws.
States that neither the United States nor any State shall deprive any human being of life on account of illness, age, or incapacity.
Stipulates that Congress and the several States shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.