This week U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced that the House would vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act next Tuesday. The bill, sponsored by Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), passed in the U.S. House in 2015 on a 242-184 vote, but the Senate failed to invoke cloture 54 to 42, six shy of the votes needed to bypass a filibuster.

Former Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave who serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs at Susan B. Anthony List joins Shane Vander Hart on this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast to discuss the bill, why she supports it, the science behind it, and the legislation’s standing should it pass the U.S. House and go on to the Senate.

Action items: Contact your U.S. Representative here. Read the research here.

Listen to the podcast:

You can subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts, Blubrry, Google Play Music (updating), Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or Podbean.

The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast can only exist due to the generosity of our sponsors.

This show is sponsored in part by American Principles Project, a conservative political think tank in Washington, D.C. American Principles Project believes that human dignity should be at the heart of public policy. They work in all 50 states and in Washington, D.C. to promote life, religious freedom, local control over education, authentic economic progress for working Americans, and a return to constitutional principles, such as federalism. Want to help American Principles Project? Visit their website today. Sign up for e-mail updates, send a small (or large) donation their way, help them out. They’re a great group.

Also, be sure to check out Travis Risvold of Modern Woodmen of America. Call Travis at 515-883-0029. He can help you find the life insurance YOU need.

Please consider partnering with us by becoming a sponsor of Caffeinated Thoughts.

Get CT In Your Inbox!

Don't miss a single update.

You May Also Like

Episode 48: Martin Amos in Iowa House District 84

For this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Martin Amos, a Republican candidate competing in a four-way primary in Iowa House District 84.

Episode 05 – John Christy Discusses Climate Change Policy

Brian Myers talks to University of Alabama Huntsville climatologist Dr. John Christy about climate change as it impacts public policy and our economy.

Episode 54: Ericka Andersen Shares Husband’s Story of Overcoming Poverty and Childhood Neglect

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Ericka Andersen, author of author of Leaving Cloud 9: The True Story of a Life Resurrected from the Ashes of Poverty, Trauma, and Mental Illness.

Episode 81: Conversations With Rob Sand and David Young

Shane Vander Hart speaks with Stephanie Taub with First Liberty Institute, State Auditor Rob Sand, and former Congressman David Young.