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Anti-choice legislation

Enforcing the Refusal of Care Rule (6/12/19)

Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, H.R.2740

Cole (R-OK) amendment to strike a provision in the appropriations bill that would have blocked the implementation and enforcement of the Trump administration's anti-choice rule that allows health care providers and others involved in patient care to put their personal beliefs above patients' health and safety. Failed 192-230.* A pro-choice vote (+) was against the amendment. (6/12/19). *Final tally may include representatives of Washington D.C. and U.S. territories, whose votes are not dispositive of the final outcome, per House rules.

Votes for bill:
  • Anti-choice position
192
Votes against bill:
  • Pro-choice position
228
Absences or N/A:
  • Absences or N/A
12
Voting Record

Everyone should be able to decide if, when, how, and with whom they start or grow a family.

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