The House of Representatives failed on Thursday to pass the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act which would criminalize aborting a fetus because they are not a preferred gender.
The vote, 246-168, required a two-thirds majority because it was brought to vote under suspension of the rules. Most Republicans voted for it while most Democrats voted against it.
"Worldwide now, we're probably missing 200 million girls because of sex-selective abortions and in America we have now allowed thousands of little girls to be dismembered, usually late in the pregnancy when they can feel extreme pain, simply because they are little girls.
Sex-Selection Abortions Bill Voted Down
Thu, 31 May 2012 19:17:46 GMT