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House Passes Anti-Abortion Bill On Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade
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.
House Passes Anti-Abortion Bill On Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade
Democrats tried to use a procedural move Thursday to sink the bill or send it back to committee. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) submitted
Did You See How Republicans Tried to Tamper With Women's Health Insurance Plans This Week?
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney
Congresswoman Maloney represents the 12th District of New York
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.
House Republicans Pass Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill
Currently, more than 80 percent of private health insurance plans include abortion coverage, according to the Guttmacher
White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Abortion Bill
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.
White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Abortion Bill
The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama would veto the controversial anti-abortion bill moving through
GOP Men Debate Anti-Abortion Bill As Female Colleagues Protest In The Hallway
Republicans voted the amendment down after Franks said it was "outside of the subject matter of the bill at hand." The bill
With Upcoming Discussion on Limiting Abortion Rights, the Personal Is Political
Rep. Karen Bass
Congressmember for California's 37th District
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.
The GOP Won't Raise Your Taxes, Unless You're A Woman And You Want An Abortion
Republicans also argued that the public strongly supports prohibiting federal funds from subsidizing abortion care, and they
House GOP Kicks Off 2014 Focusing On Abortion, Birth Control
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.
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House Republicans Kick Off 2014 With Renewed Focus On Abortion, Birth Control
A panel of 12 men on the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill Thursday that would deny tax subsidies to
The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring
Freelance writer, storyteller and journalist
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.
John Boehner: Ending Abortion Is 'One Of Our Most Fundamental Goals This Year'
Several lawmakers made it out to the protest to address the crowd in person. Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) touted a bill she
Steve King: Todd Akin Target Of 'Petty, Personal Attacks'
"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
Setting the Record Straight on the 'No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act'
Rev. Jennifer Butler
CEO, Faith in Public Life Action Fund
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.
H.R. 3, Wide-Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill, Facing House Vote (UPDATED)
"If the president is presented with H.R. 3, his senior advisers would recommend that he veto the bill.” “Members of Congress
House Republicans Attempt Backdoor Maneuver To Advance Legislative Language Redefining Rape
Republicans pulled controversial "forcible rape" language from a pending bill, but they're trying a backdoor maneuver to
The War on Women: An Update on the Outrage
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.
My Catholic Conscience: Doing the Right Thing for Women
President, Catholics for Choice
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.
Insurance Bans on Abortion Go for the Jugular
Carlton W. Veazey
President & CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
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.
How Many Committees Does it Take to Wage a War on Women?
Recent and ongoing attacks on women's freedom and privacy by the anti-choice House leadership are so far-reaching and so extreme that they've been dubbed the "War on Women."
Pro-Choice Advocates: GOP's Revised Abortion Bill Remains 'Extremely Harmful' To Women
Arons points out that H.R. 3 would still impose "a permanent, blanket prohibition on any and all federal spending for abortion
No Laughing Matter: Youth and "Stupak on Steroids"
As a group, a community, a vulnerable population, young people and our needs have continually been left out of the debate around reproductive and sexual health and rights.
GOP Budget Wars on Reproductive Health
Author, journalist & attorney. Principal, The Broad Side, LLC
The GOP's mantra has long been that there is too much government involvement in our lives. So how do they square that with telling a woman who has been raped that maybe her rape just wasn't violent enough to warrant an abortion?
'Forcible Rape' Language Remains In Bill To Restrict Abortion Funding
There are several ways to change the language in legislation. It could be amended during the committee markup process, which
Rape, the Republican Party and Rage
Event planner and victim's rights activist
The idea of middle-aged, Republican white men attempting to control womens' bodies once again infuriates many human beings -- not just women, not just liberals. I am a registered Republican.
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