Bill banning ‘selective sex’ abortions fails in the house

A Republican sponsored bill that would ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus failed in the House. Speaker Boehner said it was an “important issue for the American people”, though the practice is very rare in the US. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-Ny., and Terry O’Neill, President of the National Organization for Women weigh in.

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