Take Action: HR 7
HR 7 is titled the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017.” That tells you most of what you need to know. This bill would make permanent the ban on abortion services funding that is enacted routinely when Republicans control congress. The insurance provision would exclude any plans that cover abortions from ACA insurance exchanges.
What’s happening now?
- HR 7 was introduced in the House on Jan 28, 2017
- The bill passed the house on Jan 22, 2017
- The bill is on its way to the Senate.
You can track the progress of this bill using govtrack.us.
What about Rob and Bob?
Bob Latta (R, OH-5) co-sponsored this bill and voted YES on HR 7.
Rob Portman (R, OH) has not voted yet.
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Want to know more?
Check out this article about HR 7 and a competing (but dead) democratic-sponsored bill, HR 771, the EACH Woman Act from GovTrack Insider.