Democrats Block Pro-Life Measure That Would Have Protected Babies Who Survived Abortion

Sen. Tim Kaine said, “I support that law, which is still in effect. There is no need for additional federal legislation on this topic.”
Sen. Tim Kaine said, “I support that law, which is still in effect. There is no need for additional federal legislation on this topic.” (REUTERS/Erin Scott)

Senate Democrats have blocked a pro-life bill that would have made it illegal for doctors to refuse medical care to babies who survive abortion. The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act threatened prison for medical personnel who allow the death of babies born alive after an attempted abortion. The Senate voted 53 to 44 in favor of the bill, but failed to reach the 60-vote threshold required to pass the measure.

All of the senators currently running as Democratic presidential candidates voted against the bill, sparking outrage from the GOP and even some pointed words from the president himself.

"Senate Democrats just voted against legislation to prevent the killing of newborn infant children," President Trump wrote on Twitter. "The Democrat position on abortion is now so extreme that they don't mind executing babies AFTER birth ..."

Click here to read the rest of this story from our content partners at Faithwire.

The news of the day doesn't have to leave you feeling hopeless and angry. Sign up for the Faithwire Newsletter for encouraging stories delivered right to your inbox.


To contact us or to submit an article, click here.


Get Charisma's best content delivered right to your inbox! Never miss a big news story again. Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter.

Five ways to deepen your relationship with God, increase your faith and save money!

  • Deepen Your Relationship with God with a FREE eCourse: Click Here to view all of our free e-Courses. Favorite topics include Fear, Forgiveness, Holy Spirit, Supernatural, and How to Hear God.
  • Super Discounts and Close-Out Specials: Click Here to view all our bundles and close-out specials and save up to 86%! Prayer, Holy Spirit, Anointing, the Supernatural and more.
  • God Wants to Anoint Women Now: Rise up and enter the anointing of Deborah, Anna, Esther, Ruth and Hannah. You were called to go higher. Click Here to learn more.
  • Change Your Atmosphere and Circumstances Through Prayer! John Eckhardt's prayer bundle gives you six powerful books to help you pray and change any situation. Click Here.
  • HUGE Bible Sale!: Click Here to save up to 50% off a great selection of Bibles. Plus, get a free gift with each order!

Subscription Special: Subscribe to Charisma for Only $24.97 and get a free gift. With your subscription, you'll receive Born For Significance by best-selling author Bill Johnson. View Offer

Attention Pastors and Leaders: Leadership training and development are crucial for success. Enroll in a FREE 1-hour leadership mini-course by Dr. Mark Rutland. View Details

Charisma News - Informing believers with news from a Spirit-filled perspective