POLITICS
02/08/2011 11:08 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

GOP Abortion Bill Would Allow Doctors To Refuse To Provide Any Abortion

Last week, the GOP backed down from its attempt to limit the definition of rape under federal abortion law. But hold your applause: While the Republican leadership was removing the controversial "forcible rape" provision from the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) was busy slipping a provision into a related bill, the "Protect Life Act," that could prove just as controversial.

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