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Call to Action – Abortion is NOT Family Planning

Call to Action: Abortion is NOT Family Planning On August 21, Planned Parenthood of Vermont publicly urged their supporters to thank Governor Phil Scott and the members of the State Legislature for securing approximately $800,000 of Vermont State taxpayer monies. These monies will replace the Federal Title X funds after Planned Parenthood declined to adhere… Read more »

Update: Pr. 5 Constitutional Amendment Public Hearing Wednesday, April 17 ~ State House

The House Committee on Human Services will hold a public hearing on Proposal 5, a proposed amendment to the Vermont Constitution regarding “personal reproductive liberty,” i.e. abortion, on Wednesday, April 17, from 5:00–7:00 p.m. The hearing will take place in the House Chamber at the State House in Montpelier. Seating is limited. Sign-up to speak… Read more »

Votes for H.57 (Click to view all counties)

Addison Bennington Essex-Orleans and Caledonia Chittenden South 1 Chittenden South 2 Chittenden South 3 North Chittenden County Franklin Lamoille Orange Rutland Washington Windham Windsor

Democrat-led House Approves Unrestricted Abortion Bill

The Vermont House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of H.57,  the unrestricted abortion Bill. H.57 now moves to the Senate. Mary Hahn Beerworth, VRLC Executive Director commented: β€œIt is official. The Vermont Democrat Party now holds the dubious distinction of being the party of unlimited, unrestricted and unregulated abortion-on-demand throughout pregnancy. Common sense amendments… Read more »

Judiciary Committee Approves H.57 on a 9-2 Vote Full House to vote on unrestricted abortion bill as early as Wednesday, February 20th

The House Judiciary Committee today voted 9-2 in favor of H.57 after making some cosmetic changes to the Bill. That means the full House of Representatives will vote on H.57 as early as Wednesday, February 20th. It is urgent that you contact your Representative(s) and ask them to vote NO on H.57. Please urge concerned… Read more »

H.57 – What the Judiciary Committee Testimony Confirmed

Some Legislators have implied that the Federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act prohibits abortions in the late stages of pregnancy. It does not. It prohibits one specific type of abortion procedure. There are other types of abortion procedures used to abort babies in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy – procedures used at the UVM… Read more »