Timeline on the federal Born-Alive Infants Protection Act

106th Congress: 1999-2000 April 13, 2000: Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2000 (H.R. 4292) first introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. July 20, 2000: U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution held Hearings on H.R 4292 (Witnesses: Hadley Arkes, Edward Ney Professor of Jurisprudence and American Institutions, Amherst College; Allison Baker, […]

National Right to Life White Paper

National Right to Life White Paper: Barack Obama’s Actions and Shifting Claims on the Protection of Born-Alive Aborted Infants — and What They Tell Us About His Thinking on Abortion By Douglas Johnson, Legislative Director and Susan T. Muskett, J.D., Legislative Counsel National Right to Life Committee / Federal Legislation Department 202-626-8820 http://www.nrlc.org Legfederal@aol.com Download […]

Comparison of the two Illinois BAIPA

The original Illinois Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2001-2002(opposed by state Senator Barack Obama):   SB1095 / SB 1662 AN ACT concerning infants who are born alive. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Section 5. The Statute on Statutes is amended by adding Section 1.36 […]

June 30, 2008 Alert from NARAL

[NARAL sent the following “alert” reproduced below to certain journalists on June 30, 2008.  The main point of this NARAL alert has now been proven to be flatly erroneous.  It has been definitely documented that Barack Obama, as chairman of the Illinois Senate Health and Human Services Committee, on March 13, 2003, actually led other committee Democrats in […]

Senate Republican Staff Analysis of SB1082

SENATE REPUBLICAN STAFF ANALYSIS 93rd General Assembly – Spring 2003 SENATE BILL NO.  1082 SPONSOR:  Winkel HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE             House:                                                                                                  House Vote:  STAFF:  Brock Willeford (524-1588)                              Administration Bill:  No DATE:  3/10/03                                 REVISED:  3/13/03 Fiscal Impact or Mandate:  None ————————————-SPECIAL COMMENTS:——————————————————– “Born Alive Infant” definition and other protections EFFECTIVE DATE:  Immediate —————————————————————————————————————————— COMMITTEE VOTE:  […]

Comparison of the Federal Born-Alive Infants Protection Act and Illinois SB1082

On March 12-13, 2003, the Illinois state senate committee chaired by Senator Barack Obama amended the proposed state Born-Alive Infants Protection bill (SB 1082) to exactly track the language of the already-enacted federal BAIPA, by adopting Senate Amendment No. 1, 10-0.  The committee then voted to kill the amended bill, 6-4, with Obama and the other Democrats on the […]