July 8, 2022
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  • House Republicans are examining if they want to pursue a national-level abortion ban if they win the House majority next year, with a 15-week ban or further on the table. House Republicans previously passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortion after 20 weeks, in 2015 and in 2017. The act’s sponsor said he was considering changing the limit to a 15-week ban. Asked about a 15-week abortion. However, it is unlikely that any abortion ban passed in a GOP-controlled House would win a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. (Article here)