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Topic - Dan Lipinski
Pro-life members of the House of Representatives spoke out in support of the Green and Hahn families after they argued in front of the Supreme Court in defense of their religious liberty rights.
A group of lawmakers yesterday introduced legislation that would allow consumers to block unwanted channels and be reimbursed their cost, arguing that cable television subscribers should not be required to pay for channels they find offensive.
Rep. Daniel Lipinski, an Illinois Democrat who voted for the revision both times, cited the administration's support and said changing the formula wasn't likely to affect many Americans.
"That was the pay-for that was offered on the floor," he said. "I supported it because I think things should be paid for. Some people, it may limit what they get in subsidy, but I think most people agree and the president can agree that it's not going to have that large of an impact."