"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 Marie BachmannBoehner says he voted for Trump, didn't push back on election claims because he's retired Boehner: Trump 'stepped all over their loyalty' by lying to followers Boehner finally calls it as he sees it MORE (R-Minn.), who until recently was a candidate for the presidency.