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By Emily Miller
Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership, concealed-carry permits
Topic - Christy Zink
A House subcommittee heard diverging opinions on a bill that would ban abortions in the nation's capital once a fetus is 20 weeks past fertilization, a Republican-backed effort that city officials decried as a "cheap and cynical" way to promote an agenda on the backs of women in the District without any input from the city's sole voice in Congress.
Her unborn child, she said, would have had "no chance of life and near-constant pain."
Mrs. Zink, who has a 5-year-old daughter and 11-month-old son, said she and her husband had to make "the most difficult decision of our lives" after consulting with doctors.