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“Gender discrimination is a real problem in the United States, but making essential health care less accessible is not a solution to that problem,” she said.

Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, said the 168 votes against Prenda showed an “absolutist” attitude about abortion, even in cases when women are being coerced into abortions of their unborn daughters.

The SBA will “ensure that come November, women will remember who failed to stand up for them,” Mrs. Dannenfelser said.