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House GOP Bars Another Woman From Speaking — This Time A Congresswoman

For the second time this year, House Republicans have prevented a woman from testifying before Congress regarding reproductive rights issues. This time, however, the target is a fellow lawmaker, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.). Just months after Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California prevented a female Georgetown University law student from joining an all-male panel on the issue of contraception, another GOP committee chairman won’t allow Norton to testify against a bill which would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
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