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house Bill H.R. 7

No Federal Funding for Abortion Services (With Exceptions)

Argument in favor

This bill would protect the innocent lives of unborn babies and the healthcare providers who do not wish to participate in abortions.

Todd's Opinion
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02/18/2015
Taxpayers shouldn't be forced to fund legal murder.
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annette's Opinion
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06/17/2016
No one should be forced to help with killing someone. I don't want my tax dollars going toward killing a child.
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DeanLA's Opinion
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02/11/2017
Abortion is murder! Protect innocent lives.
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Argument opposed

Tramples women's reproductive freedom and access to healthcare. Disproportionately impacts people in lower socio-economic situations.

SelinaMeyer's Opinion
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03/04/2015
If men got pregnant, you could get an abortion at an ATM.
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helmsworth's Opinion
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03/08/2015
This bill would limit the ability of people with low-incomes to get abortions. Everyone should have abortions as an option.
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Sam's Opinion
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01/24/2017
There is no need to make a second law prohibiting federal funding for abortions. This law only serves to destroy access to insurance. If a woman is willing to pay out of her own finances for an abortion, and her insurance can point her to safe doctor then there is no problem. Denying funding to insurers just because they might refer someone to somewhere that does abortions is insane. This is a waste of congressional time, as this clearly presents an undue burden, and will only result in fewer people having health insurance.
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bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Finance
  • The house Passed January 22nd, 2015
    Roll Call Vote 242 Yea / 179 Nay
      house Committees
      Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Committee on Ways and Means
      Health
    IntroducedJanuary 21st, 2015

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    Taxpayers shouldn't be forced to fund legal murder.
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    If men got pregnant, you could get an abortion at an ATM.
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    This bill would limit the ability of people with low-incomes to get abortions. Everyone should have abortions as an option.
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    As a former fetus, I oppose abortion.
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    Y'all know I'm hella pro-choice.
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    No one should be forced to help with killing someone. I don't want my tax dollars going toward killing a child.
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    Taxpayers should not have to pay for other people's reproductive choices.
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    Abortion is murder! Protect innocent lives.
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    Our tax dollars should not go to killing babies. Simple as that.
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    There is no need to make a second law prohibiting federal funding for abortions. This law only serves to destroy access to insurance. If a woman is willing to pay out of her own finances for an abortion, and her insurance can point her to safe doctor then there is no problem. Denying funding to insurers just because they might refer someone to somewhere that does abortions is insane. This is a waste of congressional time, as this clearly presents an undue burden, and will only result in fewer people having health insurance.
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    I believe federal funding has become a crippling problem and all budgeting should be analyzed for worth. (Special note: as libertarian leaning, I take no heed of a government instructing what people should or should not do to their bodies)
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    Abortion is wrong and should not be federally supported
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    As a former fetus, I oppose abortion.
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    I voted "nay" because I believe women have a right to make decisions about their body in all cases, and the personal feelings of individuals should get between a woman and her health.
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    If I could remove the exceptions, I would. I think there should be no federal funding for abortion services at all.
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    I believe abortion is murder. I am not ok with money I worked for going to fund murder of any kind, especially the unborn and innocent. I work for the betterment of my family and society, not for the destruction of life and the moral fabric of society. For the record, despite my feelings against abortion, I do believe in the woman's right to choose. God gave us free will, after all. What I am against is MY MONEY being used to pay for THIER CHOICE to kill a child.
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    This is unfair to the right of women to do what they want with their bodies!
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    Federal funding only goes towards abortions in the most severe of cases. Defunding what minuscule amount of federal funds actually go towards severe case abortions is just irresponsible.
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    No exceptions!
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    Women have the right to decide what happens to their bodies. Plain and simple. The way I view this issue is this: if you do not believe in abortion, no is forcing you to get one. But it needs to be an option for those who are at a point in their life where they are incapable of carrying and raising a child. Accidental pregnancies occur all the time, some even due to rape. We federally fund way less important issues so do not tell me this is a way to conserve the budget. If you want to cut federal spending, reduce the 17 billion dollars we spend on space exploration annually. Giving women around our beautiful nation a say in how they wish to live their lives should not be frowned upon any longer.
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