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Laura Bassett

House Passes Abortion Ban That Could Challenge Roe v. Wade [UPDATE] | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Kate Williams was 21 weeks pregnant in 2011 when she had an ultrasound anatomy scan to check on the progress of her baby. The news was not good: Her u...

Laura Bassett

House Passes Anti-Abortion Bill On Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

On the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark abortion rights decision in Roe v. Wade, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 242-179 to pa...

Laura Bassett

GOP Does Damage Control After Abortion Bill Embarrassment | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

House Republicans scrambled on Thursday to appease social conservatives after unexpectedly canceling a vote on a bill that would ban abortions after 2...

Laura Bassett

House GOP Cancels Vote On 20-Week Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of a scheduled House of Representatives vote on a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Republican leaders canc...

Laura Bassett

House Passes Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

The House of Representatives passed a bundle of abortion restrictions Tuesday that would dramatically reduce the number of health insurance plans that...

Laura Bassett

WH: Obama Would Smack Down Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

The White House said on Monday that President Barack Obama would veto the controversial anti-abortion bill moving through the House of Representatives...

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Mother Explains Heartbreaking Decision To Abort After 20 Weeks | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Dana Weinstein, a pregnant mother of two, made the decision to end her pregnancy in 2009 after doctors discovered her baby's brain was malformed. Her ...

Rubio Reportedly To Introduce Strict Abortion Measure In Senate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will introduce a bill in the Senate banning abortions 20 weeks after conception, the Weekly Standard reported Tuesday. Ac...

Controversial GOP Bill Actually Increases Spending

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

A Republican bill that passed the House of Representatives June 18 banning abortions after 20 weeks conflicts with another one of the party's prioriti...

Laura Bassett

House Passes Major Anti-Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday 228 to 196 that prohibits women from having abortions 20 weeks after conception. The Pai...

Laura Bassett

Boehner Says Abortion Bill Won't Make GOP Unpopular With Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Despite recent controversy over a GOP-sponsored ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters on Tu...

House Takes Up Far-Reaching Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

By JIM ABRAMS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abo...

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Republican Lawmaker: 'The Incidence Of Rape Resulting In Pregnancy Are Very Low' | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

During a House Judiciary hearing on his abortion bill Wednesday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) said that he opposes an exemption for rape victims becaus...

Laura Bassett

Contentious Abortion Measure Fails In GOP-Controlled House | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

A Republican-sponsored bill that would have banned sex-selective abortions failed in the House of Representatives Thursday, the same day that anti-abo...

Laura Bassett

House Advances CIANA, Anti-Abortion Bill, Without Rape Or Incest Exceptions | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

The House Judiciary Committee voted 20-13 on Tuesday to advance a bill that would make it a crime for anyone but a parent to accompany a young woman o...

PRENDA: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Rep. Judy Chu | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Rep. Judy Chu

PRENDA, the so-called "Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act," would have a chilling effect on reproductive choice for every woman in this country.