House Republicans have succeeded in passing a bill (which won’t make it through the Senate) demonstrating their hostility to women.
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation severely restricting abortions, a move that could alienate women from the conservative party.
The bill would ban abortions 20 weeks after fertilization occurs, a time when a fetus begins to feel pain, Republicans said. The legislation makes exceptions for victims of rape and incest as long as they first report the crime to authorities.
And ask the Republican Party for forgiveness.
Republican leaders inserted an amendment to the bill that allows rape or incest victims to get an abortion if they reported the crime – a change abortion rights advocates said would shame and judge victims who are often reluctant to report the crime.
The legislation, called the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act…
I have to go puke now.