Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Proposed Bill to End Tax Deduction for Abortions in Arizona

From The Daily Signal:

An Arizona congressman plans to introduce a bill Wednesday that would end a tax deduction for abortions.

“For years, the pro-abortion movement has marketed abortion as a form of reproductive health care,” Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said in a statement provided to The Daily Signal.

“But it’s time for us to be honest with ourselves – health care is primarily a restorative function, one that helps our bodies heal from a disease or ailment. Under no circumstances should health care include the intentional taking of a life. The ‘Abortion Is Not Health Care Act’ is a small step towards ending the federal government’s treatment of abortion as a ‘healing medical practice,’” he added.

Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2019/05/proposed-bill-to-end-tax-deduction-for-abortions-in-arizona.html

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