In 2013, the House of Representatives passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which prohibited abortion after 20 weeks gestation, when an unborn child is capable of feeling pain. Unfortunately, the Democrat-controlled Senate refused to take the bill up for a vote, and the bill died there. Now that the GOP controls both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the bill has been re-introduced by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).