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Capital Hill Watch Alert

The Abortion Non-Descrimination Act of 2002 (H.R. 4691) 


On Wednesday, September 25, 2002, the House Of Representatives is expected to vote on the Abortion Non-Descrimination Act of 2002 (H.R. 4691).( Full text of legislation ).  The Public Health Service Act to prohibit the federal government and any state or local government that receives federal financial assistance from discriminating against any health care entity because (in addition to current prohibited reasons) the entity refuses to provide coverage of, or pay for, induced abortions would be amended by the measure. The definition of "health care entity" would include (in addition to physicians) other health professionals, a hospital, a provider sponsored organization, a health maintenance organization, a health insurance plan, and any other kind of health care facility, organization, or plan as an expansion of the bill.

What Can You Do?

Urge your representative to SUPPORT the Abortion Non-Descrimination Act of 2002 (H.R. 4691)

Contact Information:

Capitol Hill Switchboard Numbers: 202-225-3121 or 202-224-3121 (Those numbers will direct you to the Capitol Hill operator. Ask for your representative's office.)

To go to your representative's website, find his E-mail or to find out who your representatives are... http://www.house.gov/house/MemberWWW.html

To electronically mail your U.S. House of Representative, go to http://www.house.gov/htbin/wrep_findrep.

Addressing Correspondence:

The Honorable (full name)
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representative (last name):

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