Dem senators promise to block House abortion legislation

Featured in The Hill on February 7, 2011

With House Republicans hosting two hearings on abortion legislation this week, two junior Democratic senators are promising to block efforts to place new restrictions on the practice.

Writing for the website of EMILY’s List, Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) accused House Republicans of pulling a “bait and switch” by focusing early on anti-abortion legislation instead of the economy."

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