CitizenLink – Features – House Passes Pro-Life Parents’ Rights Bill

Lawmakers vote to uphold parents’ right to be involved in pregnancy decisions of their daughters.The Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA), H.R. 748, passed the House today, 264-153. The bill, which had bipartisan support, would make it illegal to transport a minor across state lines for an abortion in order to avoid state parental-involvement laws.

A similar bill, the Child Custody Protection Act, passed both chambers, but was stalled when the Democratic leadership chose not to appoint members to a conference committee.

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