“[I]f most of what you publish supports an anti-choice thinking (or anti-vaccine) and hence is not supported by science should you be entitled to be included in the National Library of Medicine?"
“Unfortunately for Republicans, banning abortion nationwide, which this bill effectively would do, is unconstitutional thanks to Roe v. Wade,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) said. “The bill also exposes Republicans’ clear lack of understanding of science and how the human body actually works.”
In the wake of Trump's White House win, thousands of scientists from across the country have signed onto letters raising concerns about whether science will actually be used properly in a Trump administration and sounding alarms about the potential consequences.
Katy Talento has pushed dubious claims about birth control, including the myth that hormonal contraceptives cause abortions, miscarriages, and decreased fertility.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and her GOP colleagues indicated that they could wield the appropriations process against the National Institutes of Health to end the use of fetal tissue procured from abortion care for research purposes.
"It's our stance that this report appears to be a weekly attempt to shame jurisdictions that are refusing to break the law on ICE’s behalf. Asking us to hold people longer than we should is unconstitutional," said Chris Barringer, the chief of staff for Washington's King County Sheriff's Office.