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House Dems blast Republicans for pushing ‘anti-abortion agenda’ with new pro-life bills

by The Grio

House Democrats are slamming House Republicans for passing anti-abortion bills that they say are in line with an agenda to ban abortions nationwide.

U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown, D-Ohio, told theGrio, “Republicans are dismissive of the people’s voices and continue to try to operate in a state of deception by putting forward these initiatives to fund these so-called pregnancy crisis centers.”

U.S. Rep. Gabe Amo, D-R.I., in a statement to theGrio, said, “House Republicans remain determined to pass a national abortion ban, prevent women from accessing FDA-approved medication, and stop women from traveling out-of-state to access care they need.”

The freshman congressman added, “This is unacceptable.”

These remarks come after House Republicans passed two pro-life bills last week.

The first bill, H.R. 6918, the Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Women and Families Act, aims to roll back a Biden-Harris administration rule that outlaws using federal dollars from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to subsidize pregnancy resource centers.

Brown stated that the statute “Would use federal dollars to fund anti-abortion centers, which are often deceptive organizations that manipulate women during their pregnancy and inhibit their ability to receive comprehensive care while actively promoting an anti-abortion agenda.”

The Ohio lawmaker told theGrio that the pregnancy crisis centers, which are led by faith-based organizations, are just anti-abortion clinics in disguise.

U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown, D-Ohio, theGrio.com

“No one would go to a crisis cancer center where they’re trying to prevent people from getting cancer treatment, and then all of a sudden, when you get inside, they call it something else,” she said.

“This is exactly what the Republicans are doing when it comes to these so-called pregnancy crisis centers. These are anti-abortion centers,” she continued.

The second bill, titled H.R. 6914, the Pregnant Students’ Rights Act, would…

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