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Yes, on the very same day that the Republican House voted on yet another anti-abortion bill, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers actually said:
"Republicans believe health care choices should be yours, and not the government's."
Unless, obviously, the you she is talking to has a uterus falling somewhere in the age range of 10 to 55.

Let's just review what that anti-abortion bill Republicans voted on yesterday would put the government in charge of deciding not just for women, but for local government, insurance companies, and small business owners.

It would prohibit the government of the District of Columbia from spending any local, public funds to provide abortion care for low-income women. It would not allow insurance companies participating in the exchanges to offer any abortion coverage. (By the way, 80 percent of private insurance plans cover abortion now.) It would take tax credits away from small businesses offering health insurance to their employees, if that insurance covered abortion.

That sounds to me like a hell of a lot of Republicans dictating health care choices for a hell of a lot of people.

Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Wed Jan 29, 2014 at 09:24 AM PST.

Also republished by Pro Choice and Daily Kos.

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