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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.
Republicans skipped the committee process and brought the bill to the floor as a substitute for the bill they were supposed
For years, Republicans have tried to get between a woman and her doctor. Now they're trying to come between a woman and her health insurance company.
Currently, more than 80 percent of private health insurance plans include abortion coverage, according to the Guttmacher
The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama would veto the controversial anti-abortion bill moving through the House of Representatives if it ever made it to his desk.
The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which the House is expected to pass this week, would prevent abortion from being
The lack of women involved in the decision-making process on this bill has been notable. The House subcommittee that held
To break the issue of abortion rights down to a battle over "messaging," or ensuring that Republican members of the House give some necessary red meat to their base, ultimately has a much more dire impact on the body politic.
While the bill appears to be about the issue of taxpayer funding for a controversial medical procedure, Rep. Steve Chabot
As the Senate takes up a measure to extend unemployment insurance, Republicans in the House of Representatives are looking to make 2014 another banner year for anti-abortion laws.
The bill the House is hearing on Thursday, called the No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act, would severely limit women's
We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
As hundreds of thousands of people braved sub-freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C., on Friday to join the anti-abortion
"I just haven’t heard of that being a circumstance that’s been brought to me in any personal way," he said. "I’d be open
The truth is that H.R. 3 breaks sharply with longstanding federal abortion policy in ways that could significantly impact people's health insurance and set a precedent that jeopardizes funding for many faith-based organizations.
Some of the more extreme ramifications of the bill, which have attracted a great deal of negative media attention since its
Republicans pulled controversial "forcible rape" language from a pending bill, but they're trying a backdoor maneuver to
America's pro-choice majority is mobilized, galvanized and standing up to stop the War on Women. Politicians who fail to heed the message will have a steep price to pay in 2012.
As Catholics and as citizens, we must oppose the move to de-fund Planned Parenthood and stand up for our rights and freedom to follow our own consciences on these personal issues.
If successful, insurance bans may be more devastating to women's reproductive health care than the hundreds of state laws that mandate counseling, forced delays, and bans on specific procedures.