Democrats attacking IVF bill to sidestep abortion debate: Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said Democrats are falsely claiming that “evil Republicans” want to take away in vitro fertilization to distract from their stance on abortion.

Cruz and Sen. Katie Britt (R-AL) introduced the IVF Protection Act on Monday. The bill amends the Social Security Act by providing federal protection for IVF services. If a state or local government bans IVF, that jurisdiction loses its Medicaid funding. 

On the Citizen McCain podcast with Meghan McCain, Cruz said: “It’s an issue now where, to the best of my knowledge, all 100 senators strongly support IVF. All of us want to see it protected. I don’t know of a single senator that disagrees with that on
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