UPDATE: My apologies. A reader informs me:
This is the record of a procedural vote on the anti-Hobby Lobby bill.
S.2578: “The purpose of this Act is to ensure that employers that provide health
benefits to their employees cannot deny any specific health benefits,
including contraception coverage, to any of their employees or the
covered dependents of such employees entitled by Federal law to receive
The stick-scissors-in-infants bill is S.1696, on which hearings have been held but no votes.
S.1696: “It is the purpose of this Act to protect women’s health by ensuring thathttp://thomas.loc.gov/home/bil…
abortion services will continue to be available and that abortion
providers are not singled out for medically unwarranted restrictions
that harm women by preventing them from accessing safe abortion
services. It is not the purpose of this Act to address all threats to
access to abortion (for example, this Act does not apply to clinic
violence, restrictions on insurance coverage of abortion, or
requirements for parental consent or notification before a minor may
obtain an abortion) which Congress should address through separate
legislation as appropriate.”
I had, stupid me, simply assumed that Gateway Pundit would not run blatantly false information. That’ll teach me.