Rockland’s representative in the House, Nita Lowey, voted against this bill.
Rep. Chris Smith, the head of the pro-life caucus in the House spoke of how the Gosnell case “has finally peeled away the benign facade of the billion dollar abortion industry . . . The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is a modest but necessary attempt to at least protect babies who are 20 weeks old—and pain-capable—from having to suffer and die from abortion.”
The Obama administration has already issued a statement indicating that President Obama would veto the bill if it passes in the Democratic-controlled Senate, which is unlikely.
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