ABORTION

Amendments

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 55), H631 [24JA]

Health: protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), consideration (H. Res. 548), H7692 [3OC]

Articles and editorials

Does Obamacare Provide Federal Subsidies for Elective Abortions?, H622 [24JA]

Extreme Far Right Judge_5 Ways the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch Threatens Women's Rights, S2267 [4AP]

Study_Abortion Rate Falls to Record Lows, H630 [24JA]

Bills and resolutions

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (see S. 184), S360 [20JA] (see H.R. 7), H542 [13JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (see H. Res. 55), H607 [23JA]

Civil liberties: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman (see H.R. 771), H818 [31JA]

___protect lives of born and unborn persons (see S. 231), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 681), H685 [24JA]

Courts: restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related cases by establishing that human life begins at conception (see H.R. 3676), H6654 [5SE]

___restrict Federal court jurisdiction over abortion-related cases by establishing that human life begins at fertilization (see S. 1456), S3830 [28JN] (see H.R. 586), H552 [17JA]

Crime: prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see S. 220), S445 [24JA] (see H.R. 37), H38 [3JA]

___prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (see H.R. 490), H470 [12JA]

___prohibit dismemberment abortions (see H.R. 1192), H1301 [16FE]

___prohibit taking minors across State lines to avoid State laws requiring parental notification of abortions (see S. 224), S445 [24JA] (see S. 1173), S3041 [18MY] (see H.R. 692), H685 [24JA]

___prohibit unlawful disposal in landfills or navigable waters of fetal remains resulting from an abortion (see H.R. 718), H702 [27JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 1203), H1312 [17FE] (see H.R. 1895), H2696 [4AP]

___prohibit Federal family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions (see H.R. 217), H44 [3JA]

___provide for demonstration program to facilitate clinical adoption of pregnancy intention screening initiatives (see H.R. 4418), H9424 [16NO]

Discrimination: prohibit against the unborn on the basis of sex or race (see H.R. 147), H42 [3JA]

___prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in government activities (see S. 301), S680 [3FE] (see H.R. 644), H683 [24JA]

Families and domestic relations: require parental notification and intervention for minors seeking an abortion (see H.R. 2956), H4992 [20JN]

Federal aid programs: prohibit Federal funding to entities that do not certify that they will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, abortions (see H.R. 853), H976 [3FE]

Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on provision of certain health services (see S. 210), S444 [24JA] (see H.R. 671), H684 [24JA]

Foreign policy: express that the Mexico City policy, relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, should be permanently established (see S. Res. 15), S361 [20JA]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (see H.R. 2566), H4388 [19MY]

Health: protect pain-capable unborn children (see S. 1922), S6358 [5OC] (see H.R. 36), H38 [3JA]

___protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), consideration (see H. Res. 548), H7670 [2OC]

Medicaid: allow for greater State flexibility relative to excluding providers who are involved in abortions (see H.R. 656), H683 [24JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: prohibit funding (see S. 241), S489 [30JA]

___provide for a moratorium on Federal funding relative to provision of abortion services (see H.R. 354), H193 [6JA]

Public welfare programs: help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, provide spending information and limits on such programs, and prohibit Federal funding of abortions (see S. 1290), S3242 [5JN] (see H.R. 2832), H4817 [8JN]

Research: prohibit soliciting or accepting donation of human fetal tissue for any purpose other than disposal of the tissue if the donation affects interstate commerce and the tissue is obtained pursuant to an abortion (see H.R. 524), H543 [13JA]

Taxation: exclude certain abortions from the definition of qualified medical expenses for purposes of distributions from health savings accounts (see H.R. 2019), H2785 [6AP]

___impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (see H.R. 4131), H8225 [25OC]

Women: limit restrictions on the provision of abortion services to protect a women's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy (see S. 510), S1577 [2MR] (see H.R. 1322), H1527 [2MR]

Essays

State of the Union: Rebecca Green, S488 [30JA]

Letters

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act: Faiz Shakir and Georgeanne M. Usova, ACLU, H628 [24JA]

___Lisa M. Maatz, American Association of University Women, H629 [24JA]

___Nancy Kaufman, National Council of Jewish Women, Harry Knox, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, and Jon O'Brien, Catholics for Choice (organization), H627 [24JA]

___several organizations, H629 [24JA]

Lists

President Trump's Executive actions, S3198 [25MY]

Motions

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), H646 [24JA]

Health: protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), H7725 [3OC]

Remarks in House

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), H593, H596 [23JA], H617, H618, H619, H620, H633H646, H666, H667, H669H675 [24JA], H1195 [15FE], H1269 [16FE], H2636 [4AP], H8430 [2NO], E89, E91 [24JA], E93 [27JA], E103 [30JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), consideration (H. Res. 55), H620H633 [24JA]

___prohibit taxpayer funded abortions (H.R. 7), motion to recommit, H646 [24JA]

Civil liberties: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman, H640 [24JA]

___pro choice versus right to life, H669H675 [24JA]

___protect lives of born and unborn persons (H.R. 681), H613 [24JA]

Colorado: anniversary of legislation to allow abortion in cases of rape or threat to mother's physical or mental health, E526 [25AP]

Congress: accomplishments of the 115th Congress, H8391 [2NO]

Crime: prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable (H.R. 490), H1284H1289 [16FE], H2747 [5AP], H8391, H8422 [2NO], H8482H8484 [3NO]

Democratic Party: national agenda, H668 [24JA]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit certain research on human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion, H7109 [7SE]

___prohibit Title X public health funding to abortion providers, H7109 [7SE]

District of Columbia: allow control over local funds relative to enforcement of employment nondiscrimination laws, taxing and regulating marijuana sales, and provision of abortion services, H7345 [13SE]

___prohibit funding to enforce certain employment nondiscrimination laws relative to reproductive health care decisions, H7342H7344 [13SE]

___prohibit use of local funding to cover abortions for low-income women, H626 [24JA]

Foreign policy: prohibit expansion of Mexico City policy, limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, to all global health assistance, H7124 [7SE]

Fort Wayne, IN: tribute to Allen County Right to Life annual banquet, H7926 [11OC]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (H.R. 2566), E679 [19MY]

Gottheimer, Representative: personal legislative goals, H315 [11JA]

Health: ensure the right to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks if health is at risk, H7725, H7726 [3OC]

___protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), H4904 [13JN], H7616 [28SE], H7653, H7654H7660 [2OC], H7681, H7683, H7684, H7685, H7686, H7712H7729 [3OC], H7757, H7762, H7764 [4OC], H7884 [5OC], H8430 [2NO]

___protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), consideration (H. Res. 548), H7686H7694 [3OC]

___protect pain-capable unborn children (H.R. 36), motion to recommit, H7725, H7726 [3OC]

Immigration: ensure women and children held in immigration detention centers are not denied reproductive health care, E1569 [15NO]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, E93 [27JA]

Obama, President: evaluation of administration, H380H389 [11JA]

People for Life (organization): tribute, H314 [11JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: condemn video of official discussing the practice of harvesting of fetal organs after abortions for medical research, H7654 [2OC]

___funding, H395 [12JA], H478, H481, H497, H506 [13JA], H1269H1278 [16FE], H2092 [16MR], H2248 [21MR], H2333 [22MR], H2636 [4AP], H5170 [26JN], E288 [8MR]

Political ethics: comparison of issue with slavery, H8482 [3NO]

South Carolina Citizens for Life, Inc.: tribute to Stand Up for Life March and Rally in Columbia, SC, H315 [11JA]

Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, H667, H668, H669H675 [24JA], E93 [27JA]

___history of court decisions relative to privacy, birth control, and abortion, H2746H2748 [5AP]

___history of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions, H8482 [3NO]

Taxation: impose Federal taxes on bonds used to provide facilities owned by abortion providers (H.R. 4131), H8154 [25OC]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, H8391 [2NO]

___Executive order to reinstate Mexico City policy relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, H565 [23JA], H617, H618, H640, H667 [24JA]

Remarks in Senate

Appropriations: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, S4252 [26JY], S4386 [27JY]

Bush, John K.: suitability to be circuit judge relative to political views, S4076 [19JY]

Foreign aid: international family planning programs funding, S3107 [24MY]

___prohibit application of restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on provision of certain health services (S. 210), S1695 [8MR]

Foreign policy: express that the Mexico City policy, relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, should be permanently established (S. Res. 15), S3349 [8JN]

Insurance: women's health care services funding, S3677 [21JN]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, S416 [24JA]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: editing of video of official discussing the practice of harvesting of fetal organs after abortions for medical research, S2257 [4AP]

___funding, S1047, S1064 [9FE], S1619 [7MR], S1655 [8MR], S1784, S1789 [14MR], S4407 [27JY]

___prohibit funding, S3349 [8JN]

___women's health care services funding, S2122S2139 [30MR]

Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, S411, S416, S419 [24JA]

___decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt relative to Texas law restricting access to abortion services, S411 [24JA]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration relative to judicial nominees, S7274 [16NO]

___Executive order to reinstate Mexico City policy relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, S410, S419, S420 [24JA]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 55) (H. Rept. 115–5), H607 [23JA]

Consideration of H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 548) (H. Rept. 115–338), H7670 [2OC]

Statements

Opposition to Restrictions on Women's Health Care Options: several religious organizations, H628 [24JA]

Texts of

H. Res. 55, consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, H620 [24JA]

H. Res. 548, consideration of H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H7686 [3OC]

H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, H633H635 [24JA]

H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H7713H7715 [3OC]

S. Res. 15, express that the Mexico City policy, relative to limiting U.S. foreign assistance from being spent on the promotion or provision of abortion services, should be permanently established, S362 [20JA]