During a press conference at Capitol Hill on Tuesday, South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill that would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy nationwide.
The bill, titled the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act, is the first pro-life legislation to be introduced at the federal level since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.
At the time, Democratic lawmakers responded to the decision by attempting to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would codify abortion into federal law and prevent states from passing abortion restrictions.
Graham, who stood alongside pro-life leaders at Tuesday’s press conference, explained that the pro-life legislation was made in response to the Women’s Health Protection Act, which previously passed the House but failed in the Senate.
According to The Christian Post, Graham noted that passing the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from…