A Bill Passed by Congress Tells Women to Drop Dead
[Editor's note: Let’s say you were having a miscarriage and dying. What if it was perfectly legal for hospitals to refuse to treat you because they object to abortion? Last week the House of Representatives passed H.R.358, a delightful bill concocted by Rep. Joe Pitts and trumpeted by Majority Leader Eric Cantor that would allow exactly that. Obama has pledged to veto it. But Sarah Seltzer at The Sisterhood is livid at the continuing assault on women’s health the bill represents. Are you too?--Mona]
So no insurance that covers abortions? Check. Allowing women to die rather than provide an abortion if it might save her life? Check. And protecting those who would let women die from losing their funding? Check.