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Capital Hill Watch Alert

Heartbeat  Protection Act of 2017  (H.R. 490) 

The House of Representatives is expected to begin discussion of the Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 490; Text of Legislation ) on Thursday, February 16, 2017.  The bill evenly applies the medical measurement of life all the way to the womb. The unborn baby is protected from abortion if a heartbeat is detected.  According to a national Barna Group poll, seven out of 10 individuals in America agree with this. Furthermore, 86 percent of Republicans, 60 percent of Independents and 55 percent of Democrats agree if a physician is able to detect the heartbeat of an unborn baby, it should be legally protected from abortion.

What Can You Do?  

Urge your representative to SUPPORT  the Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 490; Text of Legislation )

Contact Information: 

Capitol Hill Switchboard Number: 202-224-3121 (This number will direct you to the Capitol Hill operator. Ask for your representative's office.)

To find out who your representative is visit ... Find Your Representative 

To electronically mail your U.S. House of Representative, go to Directory of Representatives



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