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Sen. Lee: Bar D.C. abortions after 20 weeks, when 'pain' is felt

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
Utah Sen. Mike Lee, defying courts that have tossed out state laws barring abortion past when fetuses can feel pain, is proposing a budget amendment to stop abortion clinics in Washington, D.C. from conducting the operations after 20 weeks. "There is substantial medical evidence that unborn children experience pain by at least 20 weeks of development," said the Republican. "Congress has the...