Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, released the following statement today:
“It’s no surprise that every House Democrat but one voted this morning in favor of removing every protection for the unborn and their mothers by approving H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act. As Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-Texas) noted in her statement prior to the vote, ‘Make no mistake, no woman is protected under this bill.’
“In fact, as we know from our experience with Rachel’s Vineyard and Silent No More, the provisions of this bill would unleash incalculable damage and despair on women and their families nationwide, not to mention the crushing and dismembering of their babies.
“Two key points among many arise this morning:
“First, no Republican voted for this measure and every Democrat but one voted for it. Like it or not, the divide over abortion has become more…
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