Laws & Policy

Congressional Record on Choice

Anti-choice legislation

20-Week Abortion Ban: Motion to End Debate (1/29/18)


Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, S.2311. Motion to invoke cloture (end debate) on the motion to proceed to the Graham (R-SC) bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks nationwide. Three-fifths of the Senate (60 votes) is required to invoke cloture on legislation. Cloture motion failed 51-46. A pro-choice vote (+) was against cloture (1/29/18).

Votes for bill:
  • Anti-choice position
Votes against bill:
  • Pro-choice position
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
Voting Record

Everyone should be able to decide if, when, how, and with whom they start or grow a family.

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