House Committee Backs Bill Blocking Abortion Funding
H.R. 358, the Protect Life Act, effectively applies limitations in the so-called Hyde amendment — a rider that has banned taxpayer subsidies of abortion under Medicaid — to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to supporters. The Republican-controlled panel reported the bill by a 33-19 vote.
The measure holds that no funds authorized under the law can be used...
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