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Fri Jan 29, 2021, 11:24 PM

Utah GOP lawmakers pushing legislation targeting abortion

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Republican lawmakers in Utah are pushing several measures targeting abortions as other states also look to put more restrictions on the procedure.

Legislation that would make biological fathers responsible for paying half of the mother's out-of-pocket pregnancy costs passed a House committee Wednesday. Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, the bill's sponsor, said he hopes this "pro-life" legislation increases "the responsibility for men in the bringing of life into the world."

It would apply to a pregnant woman's health insurance premiums and any pregnancy-related medical costs, Brammer said. The father wouldn't be financially responsible for the cost of an abortion received without his consent unless it's necessary to prevent the death of the mother or if the pregnancy was the result of rape.

Democratic Rep. Brian King said he supported increasing accountability for men but feared the bill could tie women to abusive partners. King was the only one who voted against it.

Read more: https://www.hjnews.com/news/local/utah-gop-lawmakers-pushing-legislation-targeting-abortion/article_341cd472-94c9-5e38-8a88-6f166e8740ba.html
(Logan Herald Journal)

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Fri Jan 29, 2021, 11:30 PM

1. I am sick of these misogynists who want to control women.

It is the 21st century and women still have to put up with paternalistic bullshit. The female enablers piss me off just as much.

When will it stop?

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 29, 2021, 11:34 PM

2. That's exactly why I post these threads when I see them.

The assault against women's health care rights must be destroyed.

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