H.R. 3, the misnamed "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion" bill, passed the House today in a 251-175 vote, with all House Republicans and 16 Democrats voting for it. The bill's sponsor, New Jersey Republican Chris Smith, promoted his bill on the floor, declaring it necessary to protect the "most persecuted minority" out there...the fetus.
Now, in a bizarre "thank you" to the Susan B. Anthony List, Rep. Smith declares that anti-choice politicians have taken the first steps to "re-enfranchise" the unborn.
I didn't know there were franchising opportunities...