U.S. House Votes To Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks

Revisions win over Republican women who had objected to earlier bill.

Anti-abortion demonstrators hold signs stating they regret their abortions during a Priests for Life protest outside the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit Court as the Court hears the oral arguments in the 'Priests for Life v. US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)' case in Washington, DC, on May 8, 2014.

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The U.S. House on Wednesday passed 242-184 a rewritten version of a bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy -- the second Republican attempt at advancing the measure.

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