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TOMORROW: Wagner, Scalise Move to Discharge Born-Alive Act

Apr 1, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) will hold a press conference tomorrow, April 2nd, ahead of Whip Scalise’s intent to file the discharge petition on Rep. Wagner’s Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act during the day’s first vote series. The discharge petition will allow every American to see where their member of Congress stands on protecting newborns.
 
A simple majority (218) of signatures are needed for a discharge petition to be successful. 21 Democrats must join Republicans in this effort to move this bill to the floor. Three Democrats have already co-sponsored the bill. 

Details are as follows:

Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Discharge Petition Press Conference
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
11:30 AM ET
House Triangle, East Side of the Capitol

Speakers include:
Republican Whip Steve Scalise
Congresswoman Ann Wagner
Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy
Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney
Pro-Life Caucus Chair Chris Smith
House Values Action Team Chairwoman Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler
Congressman Dr. Phil Roe, OBGYN

With Special Guests:
Dr. Christina Francis, Chair of the Board of the American Association of Pro-life OB/GYNs
Melissa Ohden, Founder of the Abortion Survivors Network
Jill Stanek, Former RN from Illinois