TITLE

Freedom of Choice bill unlikely to get anywhere in Congress

AUTHOR(S)
Zapor, Patricia
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;12/12/2008, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possibility that the Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) will not succeed under the U.S. 111th Congress. Pro-life organizations express concerns for potential administrative actions under Democrat President-elect Barack Obama, like reversing the ban on federal funding on embryonic stem-cell research and repealing the Hyde amendment. According to a legal analysis, the new version of FOCA would wipe out many of the state laws and impede states' ability to regulate abortion.
ACCESSION #
35958537

 

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