The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) (H.R. 3541) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

It was reintroduced in the 113th Congress as S. 138.

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The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA)

H.R. 3541: Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012

Summary: To prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes. (More Info)

The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) (H.R. 3541) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

It was reintroduced in the 113th Congress as S. 138.

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Heritage Action 82,919 Facebook fans 8,567 Twitter followers

The bill would ban sex-selective abortions, which experts have demonstrated are on the rise and predict that it will continue to be a trend in the United States.

Currently, women can receive late-term abortions for the purposes of sex selection. While U.S. law prohibits sex discrimination in employment, education, housing, health insurance coverage and athletics, there is no such protection to the unborn child. PRENDA highlights a particularly egregious and systematic form of violence against women and their unborn daughters, who are overwhelmingly the target of sex-selected abortions.

PRENDA imposes criminal penalties on doctors who knowingly provide sex-selective abortions ...

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National Right to Life Committee 10,785 Twitter followers

Dear Member of Congress:

On Wednesday, May 30, 2012, the House of Representatives will take up, under Suspension of the Rules, a bill to prohibit the use of abortion as a method of sex selection in the United States – the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (H.R. 3541). The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation of state right-to-life organizations, strongly urges you to vote to pass this important legislation. NRLC reserves the right to include the roll call on H.R. 3541 in the NRLC scorecard of roll calls on key right-to-life issues for the 112 Congress.

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American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) 526 Twitter followers

In the United States, we take pride in our role as a leader in the world on a wide array of human rights issues. We profess to set the standard on the preservation of fundamental human rights. And generally speaking, we back that profession up with action. On most issues, the United States’ beacon of freedom shines bright and attracts countless who are fleeing oppression and human rights violations to our shores.

There is at least one human rights issue, however, where the United States lags far behind, and on which we are attracting visitors for all the wrong reasons ...

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