Topic: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

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  • Did bill try to redefine rape? GOP backs down after public outcry.

    Did bill try to redefine rape? GOP backs down after public outcry.

    A GOP-backed House bill aimed at limiting federal funding of abortions used the phrase 'forcible rape,' suggesting that abortions for other kinds of rape would not be covered. Critics called it an attempt to redefine rape, and the GOP relented. But the bill is still controversial.

 
 
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