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Healthcare bills focus on abortion coverage
Modern Healthcare

A congressional hearing Tuesday on one of two House abortion bills included silent protesters from a District of Columbia group who wore gags and were escorted from the hearing room by U.S. Capitol police.

The House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on the Constitution convened to discuss H.R. 3, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” which was introduced last month by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.).