Sumary of Lindsey Graham Proposes 15-Week Federal Abortion Ban In an effort to frame Republicans as the “res…:
- Lindsay Graham Photo: Win McNameeGetty Images South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham introduced a new set of federal abortion restrictions today — the sixth moment he has done so, but the first moment he has proposed capping the procedure at 15 weeks rather than 20.
- I think we should have a law on the books that says after 15 weeks, no abortion on demand except in cases of rape, incest, to save the life of the mother, and that should be where America’s at, Graham said at a press conference on Tuesday.
- Speaking to Fox News, Graham claimed his bill puts us in line with the rest of the world, which isn’t true, either.
- The legislation is unlikely to pass the Senate, over which Democrats retain fragile control, but likely to gain traction among Republicans ahead of the midterms.