Chris Bell on Abortion

Last Updated : 06, 1812

Voting Record

Laci and Connors Law

The unborn victims of violence law was also called Laci and Connor\'s law. The law stated that anyone who harmed a fetus in utero was guilty of a seperate offense, provided they knew the victim was pregnant and intended to harm the unborn child. The bill was supported by most Republicans and oppossed by most Democrats in a 254-163 vote. Chris Bell cast a "No Vote"

Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

In October of 2003, the House passed the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act in a 281-142 vote. In this particular vote, the House agreed to the conference report from the Senate. Chris Bell voted against the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.

Chris Bell voted against the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.

Partial Birth Abortion

In June of 2003, the House passed the partial birth abortion ban act. The legislation sought to to prohibit any physician or other individual from knowingly performing a partial-birth abortion, except when necessary to save the life of a mother that is endangered by a physical disorder, illness, or injury. Although it passed in the house, it was not brought to a vote in the Senate. Chris Bell voted against the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003.

Chris Bell voted against the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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