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Congressional Record on Choice

Anti-choice legislation

Anti-Choice Refusal: Conscience Protection Act (7/13/16)


S.304. Final passage. The bill would expand the Federal Refusal Clause by allowing individuals and healthcare companies to refuse to participate in, facilitate, or make arrangements for abortion services. It would also let individuals and organizations bring lawsuits for actual or threatened violations. Passed 245-182. A pro-choice vote (✓) was against final passage (7/13/16).

Votes for bill:
  • Anti-choice position
Votes against bill:
  • Pro-choice position
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
Voting Record

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