Abortions in military medical facilities
The Lowey amendment
House Roll Call No. 171
105th Congress, 2nd Session

Failed: 190-232 (see complete tally)
In 1996, Congress enacted a ban on the performance of abortions at U.S. military medical facilities (except to save the life of the mother, or in cases of rape or incest), even if the direct costs were paid by the clients. During consideration of the Fiscal Year 1999 Defense Authorization bill, pro-abortion Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) offfered an amendment to repeal the pro-life policy. The Lowey Amendment failed, 190-232, House call no. 171, May 20, 1998.

Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 171
Votes For : 190
Votes Against : 232
Not Voting : 10

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