2 abortion-cutoff bills head for House votes

Speaker settles panel’s roll-call vote dispute

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 12:32 a.m.

Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, right, keeps track of a roll call vote on his bill dealing with abortion during a meeting of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., as Rep. Ann V. Clemmer, R-Benton, listens Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. The committee met earlier in the day when a voice vote was taken on the measure but a roll call was requested by the committee's vice chair. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Two bills aimed at limiting abortions in Arkansas are on their way to the House floor after procedural wrangling in a House committee almost held one back Tuesday.

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Abortion is not a man's issue. The men in this legislature who vote to restrict a woman''s access to abortion should be ashamed of themselves!

Posted by: SPA

February 21, 2013 at 9:57 a.m. ( | suggest removal )