Politics & Government

February 6, 2011 2:21 PM

GOP-led House is moving to restrict funding of abortions

The battle over abortion takes center stage in Congress this week as two House subcommittees hold hearings on separate bills that would expand restrictions on federal funding of abortions. Neither bill is likely to pass the Democratic-controlled Senate or escaping President Barack Obama's veto pen are slim to none. Still hte bills have alarmed abortion-rights activists.

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