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Conservative Activists Split on Dangerous Abortion Bill

For months we’ve said the misleadingly-named No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) would raise taxes on individuals, families, and small businesses. Grover Norquist agrees.

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Meet the HR3 Ten: Daniel Lipinski, Daddy’s Boy

Meet Daniel Lipinski!  He represents the 3rd Congressional district in Illinois, and has since 2005. He was preceded in that seat by…Bill Lipinski. Yes, that’s his dad. Yay, nepotism!

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Morning Roundup: House Judiciary Committee Passes H.R. 3

House Judiciary Committee moves H.R. 3 to the full House, three abortion bills survive Iowa’s bill funnel, the governor of South Dakota says he’s likely to sign bill requiring CPC counseling, an elected official is surprised at the reaction when he says women belong at home raisin’ babies, and a Kenyan official suggests banishment for those with HIV.

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Meet the HR3 Ten: Collin Peterson, An Original Blue Dog

Peterson voted against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal and supported the Federal Marriage Amendment. He was one of the original 19 who threatened to tank health care reform over abortion, as well as part of the crew that helped kill the public option

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The HR3 Ten: Meet Dan Boren (One Creepy Dude)

Dan Boren not only voted to strip you of your reproductive rights, he also voted AGAINST the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. That’s right, ladies, he wants to tell you what you can do with your bodies and how much your work is worth.

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Meet the HR3 Ten: Mike Ross, Same as the Last One

Ross voted against healthcare reform, voted to repeal healthcare reform, and with his vote to defund Planned Parenthood, has made his standing on health care pretty clear.

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The HR3 Ten: Meet Mike McIntyre, the “Responsible Father”

The Co-Chair of the Congressional Task Force on Responsible Fatherhood thinks you shouldn’t have access to health care, and you certainly shouldn’t be able to have an abortion.

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The HR3 Ten: Meet Joe Donnelly: Not Quite as Big a D*** as Heath Shuler

If jobs, the deficit, and education are the top priorities for Blue Dogs like Donnelly, why are they supporting a radical anti-choice agenda to deprive pregnant people of access to health care?

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No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion? A New Bill With An Old Face

Rep. Chris Smith’s bill may have the “forcible rape” language removed but the truth is he still wants millions of women to go without access to safe, legal abortion care: from women serving in the military to women who purchase their own private insurance coverage.

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