House Votes to Repeal D.C. Law Protecting Workers’ Reproductive Health Choices

The D.C. law protects employees in the district from being fired for choices such as using birth control or getting an abortion.

A biker rides past the U.S. Capitol , October 14, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Shortly before midnight Thursday, without fanfare, the U.S. House voted to repeal a Washington D.C. law that will prohibit employers from discriminating against workers who obtain abortions or use birth control.

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