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House OKs bill to ban federal abortion funding
Modern Healthcare

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 251-175 in favor of legislation that would permanently prohibit the use of taxpayer funds for abortions except in the cases of rape, incest or harm to the mother.

Also included in the bill are provisions that prohibit federal funds from being used for any health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion; disallow any tax benefits for amounts paid or incurred for an abortion;

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