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ACTION ALERT - HB 40 (State funding of abortions) PASSES THE HOUSE

HB40 - State Abortion Insurance / Public Aid Act House Sponsors: Rep. Sara Feigenholtz Status: Passed the House now moves to the Se...

December 9, 2015

Durbin: ‘All Hell Will Break Loose’ Over Abortion Language in Spending Bill

Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin warned that “all hell will break loose,” if Republicans force the issue on abortion language in the year-end omnibus bill.

“Just heard about it for the first time today, and if they try to do it, all hell will break loose,” said Durbin. "You can imagine. The phrase ‘Hobby Lobby’ perks up the ears of many members of the Senate.”

The Illinois Democrat said that given recent events, he wouldn’t be surprised if the debate runs up through Christmas Eve.

Click here for the originating article from Illinois Review.