|WASHINGTON, D.C.—Within 24 hours of House Republican Whip Steve Scalise filing the discharge petition, 193 members of Congress, including two Democrats, signed on requesting the House vote on Rep. Ann Wagner’s (R-Mo.) Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and finally take a stand to protect innocent life. A discharge petition has not received such overwhelming support in the first 24 hours in at least 22 years.
Read below to see the growing coverage from media outlets and the strong support from members of Congress and senior Administration officials.
The Hill: Top GOP lawmaker moves to force floor vote on abortion bill
Free Beacon: Pro-Lifers Welcome Renewed Born Alive Push
AP: GOP tries to push vote on bill on babies surviving abortions
National Review: Rep. Scalise files petition to bring Born-Alive Bill to House Floor
Patriot Post: On Born-Alive, GOP Delivers
Townhall: House Republicans introduce petition to bypass Dems, hold vote on Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Washington Examiner: GOP moves to force House vote on infanticide bill
Conservative Review: House Democrats have repeatedly blocked anti-infanticide vote. Republicans just made the next play to force their hands
Politico: GOP makes long-shot push to force anti-abortion vote
Washington Times: House GOP seeks to force vote on infanticide bill after Democrats block it 25 times
The Blaze: House Democrats have repeatedly blocked anti-infanticide vote. Republicans just made the next play to force their hands.
IJR: ‘You Deserve to Know Where Your Member Stands on Infanticide’: GOP Leaders Aim to Force Born Alive Bill Vote
Sinclair Broadcast Group: House Republicans hold presser on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
Daily Wire: Extremist Party: House Democrats block vote on bill to end infanticide 25 times
Daily Signal: House Republicans Ask Democrats to Help Force Vote on Protecting Lives of Babies Born After Abortion
CNS News: Scalise: Even Pro-Choice Americans believe it’s wrong to murder the baby after it’s Born Alive’
Catholic Herald: House pro-lifers move to bring Born Alive bill to the floor
UPI: Scalise pushes vote on abortion bill