Franks is a conservative member of the House Freedom Caucus who has made his crusade against abortion a cornerstone of his career.
Franks was seen being comforted in the chamber by several other Republicans shortly before he left the House floor. Franks told Roll Call that he would make a statement on Thursday evening, that will "explain" things.
Not surprisingly, Franks opposed rights for LGBT people.
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Earlier Thursday, liberal Sen. He said he'd depart in a few weeks.
It was not immediately clear why the GOP member is planning to leave his seat. He also faced accusations from women of improper sexual behavior that he's contesting.
"Half of all black children are aborted", Franks infamously said in 2010. Three years later, Franks pushed bills that would limit access to abortion, even in cases of rape or incest, saying "the incidents of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low".
He's a strong backer of President Donald Trump and has embraced some of his stances on social issues.
Franks represents the 8th district of Arizona, which includes the northwest Valley. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee and Judiciary Committee. The institute advocates for policies created to protect children and families.