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Kirstie Alley Battles Sen. Menendez To Block Post-Partum Depression Bill

06/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

"Fat Actress" actress and Scientologist Kirstie Alley is on a Twittering crusade against a bill that would provide money for screening, diagnosis and treatment of postpartum depression.

The Mother's Act, sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), seems innocuous enough -- but it's become a major target of the church, .which opposes the use of drugs to treat psychiatric ailments.

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