Ninety-five congressmen led by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) today introduced a bill restricting abortions in the Nation’s Capital after the 20th week of pregnancy.

“The medical community has reached a clear consensus that unborn children at this stage, and perhaps even in earlier stages, can feel pain, Rep. Franks said after introducing the District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Rep. Franks said.

“Several states, including my home state of Arizona, have already signed similar legislation into law,” Franks noted. In July of last year, a federal judge upheld the ban.

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