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This article over at thinkprogress is just another way for Republicans to prove that they only care about kids until they are born.

State legislators in Michigan held a hearing on Tuesday to consider House Bills 5684 and 5685, which would allow taxpayers to receive tax relief for unborn fetuses past 12 weeks’ gestation. The proposed legislation is an odd push for Michigan Republicans, partly because Progress Michigan notes the state slashed tax credits for children last year — meaning that although parents living in Michigan do not qualify for additional tax breaks to offset the cost of caring for their own children, they could soon be able to claim a tax credit for an unborn fetus.
All I can figure out is that this is just another step in declaring "personhood" for fetuses. My taxes are going to go up because I can no longer claim credits for my kids.  

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