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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.

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Former U.S. Senator and Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum (R-PA) may be out of the U.S. Senate, but he is still working to effect change. He recently helped write the Graham-Cassidy Bill that is co-sponsored by U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Ron Johnson (R-WI).

He joins Shane Vander Hart on the inaugural episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast to discuss this bill that many are calling the “last ditch effort” to repeal and replace Obamacare. He explains what the bill does, addresses some common questions and concerns about the bill, and why he thinks the Graham-Cassidy Bill repeals Obamacare and replaces it with a program that states can tailor to their needs.

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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.

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