And while the bill does provide penalties for any physician who performs sex-selection abortions, these are imposed only if the doctor is aware that the abortion is being sought for sex-selection reasons.
It is beyond any civilized human's comprehension why the Obama administration would oppose the proposed Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011; after all, sex-selection abortion is already prohibited in Britain, from whom the US has adopted most of its legal framework. One would think that Mr. Obama, a self-described constitutional scholar and a black man, would support opposition to any discriminatory practice in the Land of the Free.
Ironically, Planned Parenthood, which has long proclaimed its defense of women, particularly in regard to abortion rights, has aligned itself with the administration in opposing this bill which seeks to end the reprehensible war on women that is the sex-selection abortion.
So now the USA is descending to the barbarism of China and India. Oh, wait! Didn't China outlaw sex-selection abortions recently?