The GOP War on Uteri

Not content to contain their anti-abortion crusade to restricting access to the procedure, the House GOP has now passed a measure that bans federal funds being used to teach health care providers how to perform abortions:
The House has passed legislation that would bar teaching health centers that receive federal funds under the new health care act from using the money to teach abortion techniques.

...[The] proposal was offered as an amendment to a bill that puts funding restrictions on a teaching program in President Barack Obama's health care act.

The amendment passed 234-182, over the objections of some Democrats who said it would prevent medical residents from learning a basic procedure in women's health care.
This piece of shit legislation was sponsored by North Carolina Republican Representative Virginia Foxx, who said it must be "crystal clear" that taxpayer dollars aren't being used to teach medical providers how to perform abortions—never mind that the majority of taxpayers support the continued legality of this standard medical procedure.

Hopefully this shit will die the quick legislative death it deserves in the Senate.

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