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Abortion Ban In Washington, D.C., Fails

A bill to ban abortion in the District of Columbia has died in the House of Representatives. The bill, proposed by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), would have criminalized abortion after 20 weeks including in cases of rape and incest. [Politico] Last night, the writer Gore Vidal died. Today, blogger Garland Grey over at Tiger Beatdown [...]
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