ABORTION

ABORTION

Addresses

State of the Union: President Trump, S862–S866 [5FE], H1356–H1361 [5FE]

Amendments

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (S. 109), S279 [16JA]

Articles and editorials

Conservatives’ Dishonest Use of ‘Religious Bigotry’ To Deflect Attention From Nominee’s Disturbing Records, S271 [16JA]

I Had a Later Abortion Because I Couldn’t Give My Baby Girl Both Life and Peace, S2719 [8MY]

John Paul Stevens Looks Back on Nearly a Century of Life and Law, but Worries About the Future, S3042 [22MY]

Mother’s Love and the March That Matters, H709 [17JA]

Senators Were Right To Ask Those Questions on Religion, S271 [16JA]

Bills and resolutions

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (see S. 109), S143 [10JA] (see H.R. 20), H715 [17JA]

Brunei: impose sanctions on officials responsible for implementing newly revised penal code (see H.R. 2561), H3474 [7MY]

Civil liberties: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman (see S. 758), S1792 [12MR] (see H.R. 1692), H2679 [12MR]

——— protect lives of born and unborn persons (see S. 159), S273 [16JA] (see H.R. 616), H675 [16JA]

Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization (see H.R. 305), H282 [8JA]

Crime: prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (see H.R. 490), H517 [11JA] (see H.R. 3985), H7463 [25JY]

——— prohibit dismemberment abortions (see S. 1035), S2269 [4AP] (see H.R. 956), H1349 [4FE]

——— prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see S. 119), S220 [15JA] (see S. 194), S315 [19JA] (see H.R. 611), H675 [16JA] (see H.R. 2817), H3924 [16MY]

——— prohibit unlawful disposal in landfills or navigable waters of fetal remains resulting from an abortion (see H.R. 671), H718 [17JA]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see S. 130), S220 [15JA] (see S. 311), S800 [31JA] (see H.R. 962), H1361 [5FE]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 962), consideration (see H. Res. 102), H1391 [6FE]

Day of Tears: observe and encourage citizens to lower flags to half-staff to honor unborn children who lost their lives to abortion (see H. Res. 50), H676 [16JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 437), H461 [10JA] (see H.R. 573), H601 [15JA]

——— prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see S. 105), S143 [10JA] (see H.R. 296), H282 [8JA]

Dept. of State: require annual human rights reports include information on reproductive rights (see S. 707), S1733 [7MR] (see H.R. 1581), H2581 [7MR]

Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex (see S. 182), S293 [17JA] (see H.R. 2373), H3283 [25AP]

——— prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in government activities (see S. 183), S293 [17JA]

——— prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in Government activities (see H.R. 2014), H2938 [1AP]

Families and domestic relations: require parental notification and intervention for minors seeking an abortion (see H.R. 2082), H3099 [4AP]

Federal aid programs: prohibit Federal funding to entities that do not certify that they will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, abortions (see S. 1966), S4504 [25JN] (see H.R. 833), H1282 [29JA]

Foreign aid: commemorate anniversary of, and express that the Mexico City policy, relative to limiting U.S. foreign aid from being spent on promotion or provision of abortion services, should be permanently codified (see H. Con. Res. 58), H7500 [13AU]

——— prohibit application of restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on provision of certain health services (see S. 368), S1131 [7FE] (see H.R. 1055), H1459 [7FE]

——— prohibit assistance to nonprofits, foreign nongovernmental organizations, and quasi-autonomous nongovernmental organizations that promote or perform abortions (see S. 190), S293 [17JA] (see H.R. 661), H717 [17JA]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (see H.R. 2646), H3679 [9MY]

Health: protect pain-capable unborn children (see S. 160), S273 [16JA] (see H.R. 784), H1211 [24JA]

Health care facilities: restrict Federal funding for health care entities that do not respect all human life and patient rights (see S. 1993), S4566 [26JN]

Medicaid: allow for greater State flexibility relative to excluding providers who are involved in abortions (see H.R. 888), H1334 [30JA]

——— require States report abortion data to CDC to receive certain family planning funding (see H.R. 3580), H5257 [27JN]

——— require States to report information on payments to abortion providers (see H.R. 708), H997 [22JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit funding (see S. 158), S273 [16JA]

——— provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services and increase funding for other women’s health care service providers (see S. 141), S273 [16JA] (see H.R. 369), H357 [9JA]

Taxation: impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (see H.R. 219), H209 [3JA]

——— provide that amounts paid for an abortion are not taken into account for purposes of deduction for medical expenses (see H.R. 2742), H3840 [15MY]

Women: ensure access to, and ability to make decisions on, health care, including reproductive health care, regardless of their State of residence and promote preventive health care services (see S. Con. Res. 18), S3005 [21MY] (see H. Con. Res. 40), H4064 [21MY]

——— ensure that a woman seeking a chemical abortion is informed that it may be possible to reverse the intended effects of the abortion if the woman changes her mind (see H.R. 2010), H2938 [1AP]

——— ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 634), H715 [17JA]

——— limit restrictions on provision of abortion services to protect a women’s right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy and protect health providers ability to provide reproductive services (see S. 1645), S3105 [23MY] (see H.R. 2975), H4162 [23MY]

Cloture motions

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (S. 109), motion to proceed, S247 [16JA], S288 [17JA]

Crime: require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 311), motion to proceed, S1364 [14FE], S1422 [25FE]

Essays

State of the Union: Aynsa Denby, S768 [30JA]

Letters

Knights of Columbus (organization) financial support of political causes and ability of members who are nominees to Federal office to remain impartial: Glenn Northern, Catholics for Choice (organization), S270 [16JA]

Motions

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (S. 109), S247 [16JA]

Crime: require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 311), S1364 [14FE]

Remarks in House

Berks County, PA: tribute to March for Life, H3718 [10MY]

Children and youth: protect infants who are born alive, H706 [17JA]

Civil liberties: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman, H1010 [23JA], H2818 [26MR]

——— pro choice versus right to life, H611, H612, H613 [16JA], H705–H711 [17JA], H1011 [23JA], H2578 [7MR], H2907–H2910 [28MR], H4448, H4449 [12JN]

Crime: prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (H.R. 490), H1558 [13FE]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion, H1279 [29JA]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 962), H1367 [6FE], H1418, H1431 [7FE], H1467, H1482, H1484, H1485 [8FE], H1506, H1510–H1512 [11FE], H1558, H1559, H1560–H1566 [13FE], H2004, H2006, H2024 [14FE], H2089 [25FE], H2115, H2116 [26FE], H2281 [28FE], H2578 [7MR], H2628 [11MR], H2702 [13MR], H2732 [14MR], H2824 [26MR], H2909 [28MR], H2941, H2974 [2AP], H3065 [3AP], H3072, H3090 [4AP]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 962), unanimous-consent request, H1378 [6FE], H2087 [25FE], H2219 [26FE], H2263 [27FE], H2293 [28FE], H2341 [5MR], H2390 [6MR], H2571 [7MR], H2602 [8MR], H2627 [11MR], H2676 [12MR], H2702 [13MR], H2732 [14MR], H2781 [25MR], H2818 [26MR], H2847, H2848, H2876 [27MR], H2900 [28MR], H2935 [1AP], H2956, H2973 [2AP], H3003 [3AP], H3088 [4AP], H3117 [8AP], H3169 [9AP], H3239 [10AP], H3295 [29AP], H3323 [30AP], H3363 [1MY], H3429 [2MY], H3462 [7MY], H3492 [8MY], H3519, H3550 [9MY], H3715 [10MY], H3772 [14MY], H3813, H3826 [15MY], H3911 [16MY], H3953 [17MY], H3997 [20MY], H4031 [21MY], H4111 [22MY], H4149 [23MY], H4207 [3JN], H4245, H4295 [4JN], H4332 [5JN], H4378 [10JN], H4411, H4423 [11JN], H4442 [12JN], H4632 [13JN], H4705 [18JN], H4779 [19JN], H4929 [20JN], H5011 [21JN], H5072 [24JN], H5091 [25JN], H5197 [26JN], H5251 [27JN], H5289 [9JY], H5337 [10JY], H5594 [11JY], H5765 [12JY], H5814 [15JY], H5981 [17JY], H7128 [18JY], H7224 [23JY], H7313, H7350 [24JY], H7398, H7443 [25JY]

Democratic Party: national agenda, H2002 [14FE], H3228, H3240 [10AP]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion, H4385 [10JN]

——— proposed rule prohibiting family planning clinics from receiving Title X funding if they provide abortion services or refer patients for abortions, H3323 [30AP], E576 [10MY]

——— rule to prohibit family planning clinics from receiving Title X funding if they provide abortion services or refer patients for abortions, H4397, H4407, H4408 [11JN], H4448, H4536, H4537 [12JN]

Dept. of State: global health programs family planning/reproductive health funding, H4640, H4641 [13JN]

Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex, H2908 [28MR]

Foreign policy: repeal Mexico City policy relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, H186–H190 [3JA], H506 [11JA], H4407 [11JN], H4448 [12JN]

Health: address high costs of health care, prescription drugs, and health insurance coverage, H5925 [17JY]

——— impact of prenatal screening for Down syndrome, H2823, H2824 [26MR]

——— protect pain-capable unborn children, H706 [17JA], H1279 [29JA]

——— protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 784), H2909 [28MR]

House of Representatives: legislative priorities, H2692 [13MR]

Kansas: Kansas Supreme Court ruling in Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt relative to a women’s right to an abortion, H3345 [1MY]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, H605, H611, H612, H613, H615, H616, H664 [16JA], H682, H703, H704, H705–H710 [17JA], H1011 [23JA], H1279 [29JA], E62 [17JA]

New York: passage of Reproductive Health Act that revises abortion laws, H1273, H1279 [29JA], H1353, H1354 [5FE]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit funding, H612, H613 [16JA], H1176 [24JA]

——— provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services and increase funding for other women’s health care service providers (H.R. 369), H616 [16JA]

Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, H613, H663 [16JA], H705–H708, H710 [17JA], H983 [22JA], H1010 [23JA], H1176 [24JA], E64, E65 [17JA], E69 [22JA]

Taxation: provide that amounts paid for an abortion are not taken into account for purposes of deduction for medical expenses (H.R. 2742), H3852 [16MY]

Women: prohibit partial-birth abortions, H706 [17JA]

——— State laws and court cases impacting women’s reproductive health care and access to abortion, H3955 [17MY], H4022 [21MY], H4115, H4116 [22MY], H4407 [11JN], E639 [21MY]

Remarks in Senate

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (S. 109), S146 [10JA], S149 [11JA], S196 [15JA]

——— prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (S. 109), motion to proceed, S251–S253, S261, S263, S275 [16JA], S287, S290 [17JA]

Civil liberties: pro choice versus right to life, S195, S202–S204 [15JA], S2752 [9MY], S3814 [19JN], S4153 [20JN]

Courts: Senate approval of judges who oppose legal access to abortion, S2986, S2993 [21MY], S3026 [22MY]

Crime: prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (S. 119), S196 [15JA], S263 [16JA]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 130), S196 [15JA], S263, S275 [16JA], S290 [17JA], S793 [31JA], S817, S822, S823, S837–S839 [4FE], S843 [5FE]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 130), unanimous-consent request, S837 [4FE]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 311), S793, S794 [31JA], S2718 [8MY], S4153 [20JN]

——— require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (S. 311), motion to proceed, S1410, S1414–S1425, S1427 [25FE], S1447, S1450, S1456, S1458, S1471 [26FE], S1578, S1579 [28FE]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (S. 105), S196 [15JA], S263 [16JA]

——— proposed rule prohibiting family planning clinics from receiving Title X funding if they provide abortion services or refer patients for abortions, S1721 [7MR], S1815 [13MR], S2581 [2MY], S2709, S2717, S2718, S2720, S2724 [8MY], S2804 [14MY]

Foreign policy: repeal Mexico City policy relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, S263 [16JA]

Health: protect pain-capable unborn children (S. 160), S196 [15JA], S253, S263, S275 [16JA], S2299–S2301 [9AP]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, S195, S196 [15JA], S236, S251–S253, S261–S263 [16JA], S287, S290 [17JA]

New York: passage of Reproductive Health Act that revises abortion laws, S839 [4FE]

Northam, Ralph: condemn comments relative to late-term abortion, S793 [31JA], S837–S839 [4FE], S1415 [25FE]

Ohio: Federal appeals court ruling upholding decision in Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio v. Hodges relative to denying State funding to organizations providing abortion services, S2205 [2AP]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services and increase funding for other women’s health care service providers (S. 141), S196 [15JA], S253, S263, S275 [16JA]

Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, S202 [15JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, S4800 [11JY]

——— evaluation of administration relative to judicial nominations, S2953 [20MY], S3093 [23MY], S4890 [17JY]

——— evaluation of administration relative to women’s issues, S1839 [13MR], S2717–S2720, S2724, S2728, S2729, S2731, S2734 [8MY], S2804 [14MY]

——— evaluation of administration relative to women’s issues and human trafficking, S1584 [28FE]

Vitter, Wendy: suitability to be district judge relative to views on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS, and Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decisions, S2838 [14MY], S2851 [15MY]

Women: access to contraceptives and certain medical procedures, S2842 [14MY]

——— limit restrictions on provision of abortion services to protect a women’s right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy and protect health providers ability to provide reproductive services (S. 1645), S3078 [23MY]

——— State laws and court cases impacting women’s reproductive health care and access to abortion, S1418 [25FE], S1579 [28FE], S2848, S2851 [15MY], S2897, S2898 [16MY], S2953 [20MY], S2986, S2989–S2991, S2993 [21MY], S3018, S3026–S3028 [22MY], S3068, S3069, S3078 [23MY], S3189 [4JN], S3814 [19JN]

Testimonies

Hawaiian Legislation on Protecting Children Who Survive an Attempted Abortion (excerpt): American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (organization), Hawaii Section, S1418 [25FE]

Texts of

S. Con. Res. 18, ensure women’s access to, and ability to make decisions on, health care, including reproductive health care, regardless of their State of residence and promote preventive health care services, S3012 [21MY]