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House Republicans Likely Will Block Amendment To Remove Military Abortion Ban

June 13, 2012

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Think Progress, June 13, 2012 by Ben Sherman A Senate committee already has passed Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-NH) amendment to ensure that military insurance plans cover abortion services in cases of rape and incest, giving military women the same access to abortion care as civilians. Currently, military insurance plans only offer abortion coverage if the […]

TX Rep. Pete Olson tracks federal money for family planning

June 16, 2010

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Houston Chronicle, June 16, 2012 by Stewart Powell American taxpayers paid out at least $967 million to family planning organizations such as Planned Parenthood over the last eight years – money that anti-abortion lawmakers claim frees up other private dollars to perform abortions. Official photo Rep. Pete Olson Rep. Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, led the […]