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SHOT/CHASER: Bob Dold a Dollar Short on Women’s Choice & Breast Cancer Awareness

SHOT: Congressman Bob Dold: “It is critical that we make cancer a national priority…We must put an end to all efforts that seek to stigmatize women based on their personal reproductive healthcare decisions. Healthcare choices are a private matter. It is not Congress’s place to come between a woman and her doctor.”

CHASER: National Journal: “House GOP Pulls Another Bill From Floor Over Abortion.”

 

Background:

Dold Pledged To Make Cancer Prevention A Priority. “It is critical that we make cancer a national priority.” [Cancer Action Network Illinois Voter Guide, Accessed 7/15/15]

Dold’s Website Lists Addressing Cancer As a Priority On Official Website And Said “We Must Do What We Can To Fight It.” Under the priorities section of the Rep. Bob Dold Congressional website,  Dold states, “We must put an end to all efforts that seek to stigmatize women based on their personal reproductive healthcare decisions. Healthcare choices are a private matter. It is not Congress’s place to come between a woman and her doctor. One health problem impacting many women in the 10th District is breast cancer. This disease has touched everyone in some way, and we must do what we can to fight it.” [Rep. Bob Dold Working For Women’s Health & Safety Priority Page, Accessed 7/15/15]


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