Hot News Stories (1/22/15)

Fox News (USA)
House Republicans on Wednesday dropped a bill that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks, abandoning legislation that at one time seemed certain to pass the chamber but fell victim to intra-party disputes over concerns that the law would alienate women voters.

The Hill (Washington, DC)
Legislation was introduced in the Senate on Wednesday that would lift anti-choice restrictions around the United States, including bans on the procedure prior to viability and targeted regulation of abortion clinics. 

National Journal (USA)
Amid concerns about the bill’s political fallout, House Republicans on Wednesday abruptly pulled legislation that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks. They were more right than they know to be worried. Leadership’s eagerness to return to this debate alienates the very voters it will have to work hardest to take away from Clinton.


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