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Dec 11, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Rep. Tulsi Gabbard introduced two bills on Thursday aimed at protecting babies who survive abortions and preventing male athletes from competing in women’s sports.
Nov 6, 2020 - 12:15 pm .- As ballots are still being counted to determine key House races, Democrats are projected to hold control of the chamber—albeit by a smaller margin. The shift could impact the Democrats' priorities in the coming years.
Jul 22, 2020 - 04:44 pm .- The U.S. bishops on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump’s recent memo seeking to exclude undocumented persons counted in the census from being considered when determining the number of legislators each state will have in the House of Representatives.
Jul 15, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Efforts to remove abortion funding in next year’s federal budget failed in the House Appropriations Committee earlier this week.
Mar 27, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The House on Friday passed the $2 trillion relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the third major piece of legislation advanced by Congress in response to the outbreak.
Feb 13, 2020 - 12:20 pm .- A Democratic congressman grilled a Catholic female law professor on her beliefs about contraception during a congressional hearing for a pro-abortion bill on Wednesday.
Jan 10, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- House Democrats rejected an amendment that would have added the unborn to a list of “potentially vulnerable populations” deserving of protection from certain chemicals.
Nov 15, 2019 - 03:53 pm .- Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee heard testimony Thursday on abortion from a new mother, as well as a mother who aborted her child because of a “fatal fetal diagnosis.”
Jul 11, 2019 - 11:15 am .- Members of Congress heard testimony on Wednesday about harsh conditions in migrant detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border, including from a bereaved migrant mother whose infant child became sick in detention and eventually died.
Jun 26, 2019 - 07:00 am .- The House Committee on Education and Labor heard testimony June 25 on the Do No Harm Act, a proposed measure to limit the application of landmark religious freedom legislation. 
Jun 19, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The House of Representatives passed a combination appropriations bill on Wednesday afternoon that renews the Hyde Amendment, preventing federal Medicaid funds from being used for abortions.
Jun 4, 2019 - 03:16 pm .- The House Appropriations Committee has reinstated a condition in 2020 spending bills which prohibit embryonic gene editing.
Jan 4, 2019 - 09:30 am .- In the first day of the new congressional session, the House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes a provision to repeal a pro-life policy.

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