Cong. Brady Supports “Born Alive Survivors Protection Act”

Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –
Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement in support of
the re-introduction of the Born
Alive Survivors Protection Act

 “I want to thank my colleague,
Rep. Anne Wagner, for re-introducing this important legislation. Last night,
President Trump called on Congress to defend the dignity of all children, born
or unborn. This is a great step in that direction because it ensures that any infant born alive after an abortion receives the same
medical treatment and protection of law that any newborn would. I have already
sponsored multiple pro-life and pro-family bills in the 116th Congress,
and I see this as another important step in the fight for life. As
a co-sponsor of this bill, I’m honored to join
my colleagues in support of this crucial piece of legislation.” 


The Born Alive
Survivors Protection Act
, introduced by Rep. Anne Wagner (R-MO), proposes
important measures that would protect the life of any child born alive after an
abortion. These measures include requiring health-care practitioners to employ
all skills and health care available to a born-alive baby that would be
otherwise afforded to a newborn, and requiring healthcare practitioners to
report violations of this to law enforcement. Furthermore, this act would
penalize the intentional killing of a born-alive child while providing the
mother of the child civil cause of action and protection from prosecution.

In the 116th Congress,
Representative Brady has supported multiple pieces of pro-life legislation,

  • The Life at Conception Act,
    sponsored by Rep. Alex Mooney (WV-02), which provides equal protection for the
    lives of born and preborn persons.
  • TheDefund
    Planned Parenthood Act
    sponsored by Rep. Vicky
    Hartzler (MO-04), which prohibits funding Planned Parenthood for one year,
    reallocating the savings to community health centers.
  • The Pain-Capable Unborn Child
    Protection Act, 
    sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith
    (NJ-04), which prohibits performing an abortion on an unborn
    baby who is 20 week or older.
  • The Prenatal Nondiscrimination
    sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02), whichprohibits
    sex-selected abortions, aborting a child on the basis of the child’s gender.

Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
sponsored by Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04), which makes it a crime to knowingly
transport a minor across a state line, circumventing parental consent and state
notification requirements, in order to obtain an abortion.

The post Cong. Brady Supports “Born Alive Survivors Protection Act” appeared first on Texas Insider.

Source: Texas Politics

Cong. Brady Supports “Born Alive Survivors Protection Act”

Leave a Comment