Naming Names: 44 Senators Who Voted in Favor of Infanticide and Against Protecting Born-Alive Babies | American Center for Law and Justice
  Search  |  Login  |  Register

ACLJ Profile Completion

Verified

Naming Names: Who Voted in Favor of Infanticide

By Jordan Sekulow1551141549408

Tonight, the Senate failed to pass key pro-life legislation that would have guaranteed medical care to babies who survive attempted abortions. The legislation would have effectively criminalized infanticide nationwide, required abortionists to provide lifesaving care, and ensure the surviving babies get admitted to a hospital.

Although the bill would have passed on a simple majority vote, a large pro-abortion minority in the Senate killed the bill. 44 Democrat Senators  voted against cloture on the motion to proceed for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (S. 130), effectively killing the lifesaving bill.

It is unthinkable that any U.S. Senator would vote to support infanticide and allow medical care to be denied to a living, breathing, helpless human being.

It is shameful, and at the ACLJ we are naming each and every Senator who voted against this crucial bill.

Despite the measure’s failure tonight, it is heartening that it did receive a bipartisan majority of 53 votes, including 3 Democrats: Senators: Joe Manchin (D-WV), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Bob Casey Jr. (D-PA).

Yet, the Senate’s failure to support this sensible legislation is truly disheartening. This should not be a political issue. Infanticide is an issue that is literally life and death, and this bill sought to protect the most vulnerable in our society. Senator Ben Sasse, who introduced the legislation in the Senate, wrote in an op-ed, “Public officials, at all levels and in every party, should be able to condemn infanticide and come to the defense of the weakest members of our society.”

This bill should have been an easy opportunity for Senators to show Americans that they see all life as being worthy and having dignity. Yet, once again, they have failed to defend the most defenseless members of humanity. The Senate showed us tonight where they stand on this issue and we must continue to press them to stand with life at every given opportunity.

The abortion lobby has once again moved the “line” on when exactly life should be protected. The radical Left’s new litmus test has moved past “safe, legal, and rare” to supporting outright infanticide.

Here are the Senators who voted against criminalizing infanticide and protecting innocent, born-alive babies:

Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Tom Carper (D-DE)
Chris Coons (D-DE)
Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-NV)
Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
Martin Heinrich (D-NM)
Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Angus King (I-ME)
Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Ed Markey (D-MA)
Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Chris Murphy (D-CT)
Patty Murray (D-WA)
Gary Peters (D-MI)
Jack Reed (D-RI)
Jacky Rosen (D-NV)
Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Tina Smith (D-MN)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Tom Udall (D-NM)
Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Ron Wyden (D-OR)

There were also 3 Senators who did not vote: Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), and Tim Scott (R-SC).

Protect Abortion Survivors Now

Pro Life  Signatures

LOGIN

Receive the latest news, updates, and contribution opportunities from ACLJ.

$20
$40
$60
$120
$240
Make this a monthly tax-deductible gift.

As we aggressively take legal action to defeat barbaric abortion and defend life, your gift today will be DOUBLED and could help us save lives. Have your gift doubled through our Matching Challenge.

Email Address is required.
First Name is required.
Last Name is required.
Credit Card Number is required.
Verification Code is required.
Expiration Month is required.
Expiration Year is required.
Receive the latest news, updates, and contribution opportunities from ACLJ.
Encourage your friends to sign and donate by sharing this petition.
Latest in
Pro Life

JSL: Strike 3 for Planned Parenthood at the 9th Circuit

By Jordan Sekulow1566245750245

Planned Parenthood strikes out. As of today, Planned Parenthood no longer qualifies for Title X funds – a 60 million dollar loss. Today on the broadcast, we discussed Planned Parenthood’s losses before 9th Circuit, how the 9th Circuit has changed from being a major ally to the abortion industry,

read more

A Professor's Deceptive Claims on Race, Racism & Abortion

By Harry G. Hutchison1565968764249

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe recently offered a stunningly false claim regarding abortion . He stated: White Supremacists oppose abortion because they fear it’ll reduce the number of white infants and thus contribute to what they fear as non-white “replacement.” Virtually anyone armed with...

read more

President Trump Cuts Planned Parenthood Funding by Millions

By Jordan Sekulow1565732002110

After a new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule and victories in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals against Planned Parenthood, President Trump is set to cut $60 million dollars in taxpayer funding from the abortion giant’s budget. Today on Jay Sekulow Live, we discussed a big victory...

read more

Protecting the Unborn at Earliest Stages of Pregnancy

By CeCe Heil1565643450557

Once again, we here at the ACLJ are fighting for life. We’re engaged in courts and legislatures across the country supporting and defending pro-life laws that protect the unborn and those who advocate for them. Our latest submission aims to protect the lives of unborn babies at the very earliest...

read more