Marco Rubio, Kevin Cramer push for child support to start at conception

Republican Senators Marco Rubio from Florida and Kevin Cramer from North Dakota introduced the "Unborn Child Support Act" on Wednesday in an effort to get child support benefits to mothers from the moment of a baby's conception.

On his website, Rubio said of the bill "We should do everything we can to support American mothers and their children. This bill would allow expecting mothers to prepare and support their babies before they are born."

According to The Hill, the bicameral bill would amend the Social Security Act and "ensure that child support for unborn children is collected and distributed under the child support enforcement program."

In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade Rubio adds the "Unborn Child Support Act" to another piece of pro-mother legislation, the "Standing with Moms Act," which "would create, a federal clearinghouse of pro-life resources, services, and information for pregnant and parenting mothers."
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