House, pro-life leaders back discharge petition on Born-Alive bill

At a news conference April 2 outside the House of Representatives, Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and a handful of Republican colleagues announced that they would be filing a discharge petition for the embattled Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a move that will bring the bill to the floor of the House for a vote if the petition receives signatures from a simple majority of House members.