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House Republicans Send Anti-Choice ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion’ Bill to the Floor (UPDATED)

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ).

Speaking in the Rules Committee, Rep. Alcee Hastings said, “I think men ought to butt out of this subject, and be about the business of respecting women and their rights.”

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House Republicans Slip Anti-Choice Measure Into Appropriations Bill

Charman Hal Rogers

When legislators want to avoid a fight on a controversial measure, they’ll often bury it the kind of bill where you would least expect to find it. That’s what happened in the U.S. House Wednesday morning.

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Congress’ ‘Schoolyard Bullies’ Take Aim at D.C. Women

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) compared Congress members who banned the use of local funds for poor women's abortions to "schoolyard bullies."

Lost in a netherworld where it is less than a state and something other than a city, the District of Columbia is being used by right-wingers in Congress as a battleground on reproductive justice and much more.

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Another Fight Looms on a 20-Week Abortion Ban for D.C.

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is taking a preemptive strike against a potential abortion ban.

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is taking a preemptive strike against a potential abortion ban.

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D.C. Rep.: Abortion Rider “Tramples Democracy”

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One Congresswoman fights back on the omnibus spending bill with a rider that continues the D.C. ban on abortion funding.

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Budget Showdown Casualties: D.C. Women as Bargaining Chips

How D.C.’s women were sacrificed and the implications for future policy.

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