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The House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could challenge Roe V. Wade.
Abortions after 20 weeks are extremely rare, accounting for only about 1 percent of all abortions. Opponents of the legislation
On the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark abortion rights decision in Roe v. Wade, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 242-179 to pass a bill that would codify a ban on federal funding for abortions.
Democrats tried to use a procedural move Thursday to sink the bill or send it back to committee. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) submitted
"This trigger-ready alternative came to us late last night," Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) said. "It seems that the Majority
Currently, more than 80 percent of private health insurance plans include abortion coverage, according to the Guttmacher
“Anti-choice conservatives like Sen. Graham continue to pander to their base by using women as pawns,” said Ilyse Hogue, president
Rubio, a freshman Senator who is considered a likely contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, has previously
Jennifer Bendery contributed reporting. Asked whether the bill might turn off women voters, Boehner replied, "No. Listen
During a House Judiciary hearing on his abortion bill Wednesday, Rep. Trent Franks said that he opposes an exemption for rape victims because "the incidence of rape resulting in pregancy are very low." Jen Bendery and John Celock join Ahmed to discuss.
While all of the Democrats on the judiciary committee oppose the bill, Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y
The group's latest video series, the first two installments of which were released Tuesday and Thursday of this week, shows
Opponents of the bill argue that it fails to consider the extenuating circumstances in which a teen would turn to another