Born Alive Infants


Text of Born-Alive Infants Protection Law (Public Law 107-207)


[Download in PDF] Public Law 107-207 U.S. Code Title 1, Chapter 1:  Rules of Construction Section 8 ”Person”, ”human being”, ”child”, and ”individual” as including born-alive infant (a) In determining the meaning of any Act of Congress, or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of the various administrative bureaus and agencies of the United States, the words ”person”, ”human being”, […]

President Bush Signs Born Alive Infants Protection Act in Pittsburgh Ceremony Attended by NRLC Officials


 President Bush Signs Born Alive Infants Protection Act in Pittsburgh Ceremony Attended by NRLC Officials PITTSBURGH (August 5, 2002) — At a ceremony in Pittsburgh attended by NRLC officials and other pro-life advocates, President Bush signed into law the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, a bill strongly backed by NRLC. The law guarantees that every infant […]

Senate Passes Born-Alive Infants Protection Act


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on July 18 gave final congressional approval to the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act (H.R. 2175). The bill would guarantee that live-born infants are afforded full legal rights under federal law, regardless of their stage of development or whether their live births occurred during an abortion. When the legislation was originally […]

Journalism Quiz


Question: A individual member of the species homo sapiens who is fully expelled from his or her mother, and who is breathing or shows other signs of life, is properly referred to as: a. a baby   b. an infant   c. a newborn   d. a neonate   e. a fetus   According to […]

Does the Associated Press really think that a live-born human infant is still a “fetus”?


From the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) Federal Legislative Office Wednesday, March 13, 2002, 9 a.m. ET For further information: Douglas Johnson, Legislative Director (202) 626-8820, [email protected] Does the Associated Press really think that a live-born human infant is still a “fetus”? On Tuesday evening (March 12), the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Born-Alive […]

Letter from NRLC to U.S. House of Representatives on Born-Alive Infants Protection Act


The following letter was sent to members of the U.S. House of Representatives on June 14, 2001. Re: Born-Alive Infants Protection Act Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to cosponsor the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, which is being introduced today by Congressman Steve Chabot, Congresswoman Sue Wilkins Myrick, […]

Letter from NRLC to U.S. Senate on Born-Alive Infants Protection Act


The following letter was sent to members of the U.S. Senate on June 14, 2001. Re: Born-Alive Infants Protection Act Dear Senator: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to cosponsor the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act, which is being introduced today by Senator Santorum, with a companion bill to be introduced by Congressman […]

Bill to Protect Born-Alive Infants Draws Fire


Bill to Protect Born-Alive Infants Draws Fire From NARAL, But Support from Key Committee By NRLC Federal Legislative Office WASHINGTON (July 31, 2000) — A bill to protect the right to life of infants who are born alive B including those born alive during attempted abortions — has drawn a harsh attack from the National […]

Statement by Congressman Charles Canady on introduction of Born-Alive Infants Protection Act


REP. CANADY INTRODUCES NEW BILL TO PROTECT BORN-ALIVE INFANTS WASHINGTON–Congressman Charles T. Canady (R-Fl.) on April 13 introduced the “Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2000” (HR 4292), legislation to ensure that all infants who are born alive are treated as persons for purposes of federal law. The bill has been endorsed by the National Right […]