Democrats Call For Labor HHS Mark Up With Vote On Title X Amendment

By Emily Martin / November 14, 2019 at 7:14 PM
House and Senate Democrats called on the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee to reschedule a previously postponed markup of the Labor-HHS spending bill, which includes a Democratic-authored amendment to block the Trump administration’s rule withholding Title X funding from facilities that perform abortions or refer patients for abortion. Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said Senate Republicans have not allowed a vote on blocking or rolling back the rule, known as a “gag rule,” at a Thursday (Nov. 14)...

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