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Rep. Ken Buck votes in support of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Jerry Martin
jmartin@greeleytribune.com

Congressman Ken Buck, R-Colo., on Tuesday voted in support of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

The measure would prohibit elective abortions on fetuses 20 weeks and older, according to a news release from Buck's office.

"Science shows us that unborn children not only experience pain but also may have a chance to survive if born at 20 weeks," Buck said in the release. "We have a responsibility to the unborn babies, our families, our communities and humanity to end the injustice of late-term abortion."

Multiple polls show that a majority of Americans agree with placing limitations on abortion after the 20-week mark, according to the release.

The measure will next be considered by the Senate.

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