House Passes Anti-Abortion Bill After 20-weeks of Pregnancy

The House passed today a bill that makes abortion illegal after a 20-week pregnancy. This bill, which passed with a 228-196 vote has little hope of passing the Democratic-controlled the Senate. Jeremy Peters, reporting for the New York Times, wrote that Republican members put the bill forward due to pressure from Anti-Abortion groups. To read more, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/19/us/politics/in-partisan-vote-house-acts-to-limit-abortions.html?ref=politics&_r=0.