Women Leaders, Legislators to Push for National Late-Term Abortion Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2013                     
CONTACT: Jameson Cunningham                      
Shirley & Banister Public Affairs
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Press Call at 11:00 am to Support Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) announced they will host a press conference call on Tuesday, June 18 at 11:00 am ET to expose the scourge of late-term abortion and push for the passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) to be considered by the House.
“Dr. Kermit Gosnell murdered babies by delivering them alive during abortions and then snipping their necks. Congress must be clear that this will not be tolerated, inside or outside the womb, and the American people agree,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the SBA List. “Late-term abortion or abortionists willing to perform them are not rare. According to a Guttmacher study at least 15,600 abortions past 20 weeks were performed in 2005, and another showed 140 abortionists willing to perform abortions at or beyond this point. It’s simple: children capable of experiencing unimaginable pain from abortion must be protected across the country. This pro-woman, pro-science, Constitutional piece of legislation deserves quick passage, followed by a vote in the U.S. Senate.”
WHAT:            Press conference call on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797)
WHEN:           Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:00 am ET
WHO:             Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List
                        Hon. Marilyn Musgrave, Vice President for Govt. Affairs, Susan B. Anthony List
                        State Rep. Donna Oberlander (PA-63)
                        Penny Nance, President, Concerned Women for America
                        Ann Hettinger, Texas State Director, Concerned Women for America
CALL-IN:       800-501-8979, access code: 8486972#

Call in at least 2 minutes before and announce name and media organization
The Susan B. Anthony List, and its affiliated Political Action Committees, the SBA List Candidate Fund and Women Speak Out PAC, are dedicated to pursuing policies and electing candidates who will reduce and ultimately end abortion. To that end, the SBA List emphasizes the education, promotion, mobilization, and election of pro-life women.  The SBA List is a network of more than 365,000 pro-life Americans nationwide.

For further information, please contact Jameson Cunningham or Dan Wilson with Shirley & Banister Public Affairs at (703) 739-5920 or (800) 536-5920.


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