Saturday, July 26, 2008

Vitter targets Indian women.

New Legislation Threatens American-Indian Women's Reproductive Health | Reproductive Justice and Gender | AlterNet
But the victory is dampened by a poison pill provision slipped in by Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) that explicitly restricts abortions under IHS programs. The amendment was approved along with the bill in February. As In These Times went to press, it was unclear whether the House would vote on companion legislation carrying a similar amendment.

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