On Wednesday, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert voted to defend the right to life by voting for the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation she cosponsored to stop the horrific practice of refusing medical care to babies who survive late-term abortions. Additionally, Congresswoman Boebert cosponsored and voted for a resolution to condemn the nearly 80 documented attacks on pro-life facilities and 108 attacks on churches across the country following the Supreme Court decision leak.
Congresswoman Lauren Boebert stated, “Americans overwhelmingly reject the Democrats’ extremist views on abortion. 77% of Americans believe that a baby who survives a failed abortion attempt should receive the same lifesaving medical care as any other premature baby born at the same age. However, only one Democrat House Member agreed and voted for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Democrats’ radical view on abortion is out of step with the rest of the country.
“Additionally, since the infamous Supreme Court leak, there have been almost 80 attacks against pro-life pregnancy resource centers that serve underprivileged mothers, connecting them with the services and resources they need while navigating challenging pregnancies. These violent attackers have firebombed, vandalized, and destroyed, but they cannot overcome the courage of brave pro-life leaders across the country.”
More than 17,855 babies have survived abortions since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. Abortion survivors have testified before Congress about life-saving care that ensured their lives were not ended after surviving the attempted abortion.
When the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act was first introduced in 2002, it passed the Senate unanimously with 14 Democrat cosponsors. However, on Wednesday, 210 Democrats voted against saving the lives of babies born alive after a failed abortion attempt.