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H.R.1179 Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 28, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Health

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  • 66% of users support H.R.1179

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    • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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    • Liberty Counsel

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    • Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

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    • Center for Reproductive Rights

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • The MotherHood Blog: WHO ARE YOU CALLING A SLUT? What the ... - April 13, 2012 by About Me - ... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ...

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      As noted by About Me on April 13, 2012, "... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ..." (/url?q=http://www.themotherhoodblog.com/2012/04/who-are-you-calling-slut-what-war-on.html&sa=U&ei=ftCMT7TcNYeA2QWGyNT7Cw&ved=0CDMQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGnwhkzpZ8U36osOA8xB8j8Z6Ms5g)
    • The MotherHood Blog: WHO ARE YOU CALLING A SLUT? What the ... - April 13, 2012 by About Me - ... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ...

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      As noted by About Me on April 13, 2012, "... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ..." (/url?q=http://www.themotherhoodblog.com/2012/04/who-are-you-calling-slut-what-war-on.html&sa=U&ei=IGyLT6KjNrPksQKL5fC3CQ&ved=0CDMQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNFQzfncSIQtLd_xZJKsxvIzTJ3Xug)
    • The MotherHood Blog: WHO ARE YOU CALLING A SLUT? What the ... - April 13, 2012 by About Me - ... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ...

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      As noted by About Me on April 13, 2012, "... the hearing, The Respect for the Rights of Conscience Act. Sponsored in the House by Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (HR 1179) and in the Senate by Roy Blunt (S 1467), it became simply known as “The Blunt Amendment.” ..." (/url?q=http://www.themotherhoodblog.com/2012/04/who-are-you-calling-slut-what-war-on.html&sa=U&ei=KCiKT-PSAcb62AXprujECQ&ved=0CCsQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNE1zXTUrDHPWGmMJ7vJZpMcKFEVXg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Effort to Secure Conscience Rights in HHS Mandate Fight - July 29, 2012 by Examiner - Approved on July 18 by the subcommittee, the bill incorporates the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA, H.R. 362) and the policy of the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (H.R. 1179). The ANDA provisions would bar government discrimination against ...

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      As noted by Examiner on July 29, 2012, "Approved on July 18 by the subcommittee, the bill incorporates the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA, H.R. 362) and the policy of the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (H.R. 1179). The ANDA provisions would bar government discrimination against ..." (http://www.examiner.com/article/effort-to-secure-conscience-rights-hhs-mandate-fight)
    • After Obamacare Court Ruling Lots of Pro-Life Work To Do - July 06, 2012 by LifeNews.com - Corrective legislation—the “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act” (H.R. 1179, S. 1467) and the Protect Life Act (H.R. 358, S. 877)—has already been introduced in Congress, and H.R. 358 has already passed in the House. Learn more about ...

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      As noted by LifeNews.com on July 06, 2012, "Corrective legislation—the “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act” (H.R. 1179, S. 1467) and the Protect Life Act (H.R. 358, S. 877)—has already been introduced in Congress, and H.R. 358 has already passed in the House. Learn more about ..." (http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/06/after-obamacare-court-ruling-lots-of-pro-life-work-to-do/)
    • Flawed Affordable Care Act Needs Fixing - July 05, 2012 by Huffington Post - This law can be fixed also by amending it to bring it into line with other health care legislation, by enacting the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (H.R. 1179) supported by a majority of the House and a near-majority of the Senate. 3. ACA fails to ...

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      As noted by Huffington Post on July 05, 2012, "This law can be fixed also by amending it to bring it into line with other health care legislation, by enacting the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (H.R. 1179) supported by a majority of the House and a near-majority of the Senate. 3. ACA fails to ..." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sister-mary-ann-walsh/flawed-affordable-care-act-needs-fixing_b_1638654.html)
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