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Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act
Passage of the ban
10/21/1999
Senate Roll Call No. 340
106th Congress, 1st Session

Passed: 63-34 (see complete tally)
NRLC supported the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (S. 1692), sponsored by Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), to place a national ban on partial-birth abortion, defined in this version of the bill as "an abortion in which the person performing the abortion deliberately and intentionally vaginally delivers some portion of an intact living fetus until the fetus is partially outside the body of the mother," and then kills the baby. The Senate passed the bill 63-34, Vote No. 340, Oct. 21, 1999. On this roll call, the ban was supported by 49 Republicans and 14 Democrats. It was opposed by three Republicans and 31 Democrats.


Vote Map: Senate Roll Call No. 340
Votes For : 63
Votes Against : 34
Not Voting : 3

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