It is called the Free the Ban protest and pro-life leaders from several organizations are headed to the Capital Thursday to send a message to GOP leaders: Pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
The event follows a similar one in March where eight pro-life leaders were arrested during a sit-in outside Speaker John Boehner’s Office.
This time their numbers are expected to be much greater.
House leaders originally planned to pass the late term abortion ban back in January until the vote was sabotaged by Rep. Renee Ellmers, who wanted to remove a rape reporting requirement in the legislation making it easier to get abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Pro-life leaders say that at 20 weeks the unborn child can feel pain, but is not the sole reason for banning all abortions.
Polls show that Americans are not comfortable and many oppose late term abortions, which occur legally…
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