Legislation / Court Cases

Abortion & Cloning Related U.S. Legislation Pending

1           LEGISLATION RELATED TO PRO-LIFE– 7 pro-life bills have been introduced in Congress: Child Custody Protection Act

(prohibits a minor from being transported across state lines for an abortion w/o parental consent); Unborn Victims of Violence Act (has passed the House); Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (allows medical professionals to opt out of participating in abortions); Human Cloning Prohibition Act; Informed Choice Act (provides federal funds for purchase of ultrasound equipment); Amendment to Commerce Dept appropriations bill (prohibit the patenting of human embryos); RU-486 Suspension and Review Act (suspends the sale of RU-486 to review its safety). [Rt to Life of Cincinnati, 2/04]