Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) was the primary sponsor of the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) in the House.
The vote to ban sex selection abortions – whose victims are usually girls – was defeated by a vote of 246-168. The vote required two-thirds of the House to pass the ban.
Regrettably, even if it had passed, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) would have blocked passage in the Senate. And, President Obama would have vetoed it.
What the vote did do, however, was reveal who truly values the lives of unborn girls.
The issue of sex-selection abortions hit the news recently when an undercover investigator videoed a Planned Parenthood worker willingly cooperating with a woman who pretended to be planning on aborting her baby girl.
Trent Franks reacted to the failed vote:
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