"This is a common sense bill to protect our school age girls from accessing powerful drugs from their school health clinics, without notice or consent from parents," Lamborn said in a statement to The Hill. "Some of these 'emergency contraceptives' can increase a girl's risk of heart attack, stroke, and blood clotting. In some cases, they cause abortion."
The Schoolchildren's Health Protection Act, H.R. 4046, is co-sponsored by 23 other House Republicans, including current GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (Texas), and Rep. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannChief strategist of pro-Trump super-PAC guilty in payment scandal GOP operative Ed Rollins joins pro-Trump super-PAC Michele Bachmann trolls Clinton on NYC subway MORE (R-Minn.), who until recently was a candidate for the presidency.