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And -- the language of this particular measure if that happens the doctor performed the abortion simply because the mother says I don't want this boy or girl that I am hearing because of their gender.
That doctor could face heavy fines and even jail time but those penalties would not apply to the mother.
Arizona Republican Trent franks -- this bill because he believes society like China where there's an unofficial one child policy and females are reported the aborted at much higher levels.
Are beginning to employ its culture here and the -- -- and for those who don't believe it's an issue.
Supporters of the bill according to a new hidden camera video that was taken reportedly at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas in April.
In that video the woman goes to the clinic representing that she needs advice about an abortion but says she only wants and her pregnancy she's carrying a girl she is given advice for going through the process and is sent -- with the words.
Quote I hope you get your boy pro choice advocates what are today saying about all of this.
Will they understand the overall issue and say if that was truly the issue of course there would be concerned that they say that this Frank's bill as a thinly veiled attempt to do two things.
Limit access to abortion and to defund Planned Parenthood.
The bill by the way does contain a provision that would block federal funding for clinics that don't comply with the law and would also require medical professionals to report if they suspect that gender selection abortions or being done at their particular -- clinic -- facility.
For -- groups say this -- about attempting to intimidate doctors.
And stifling honest conversations between physicians and patients by the way we expect to debate on this -- to start sometime this afternoon.
With a vote likely early tomorrow he had.
The bill is being introduced under a rule suspension in the house meaning it's gonna have to get -- two thirds vote from all the members were present at the time.
In order to pass.
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