Rep. John Shimkus forgot where he came from.

GOP lawmaker asks why men should pay for prenatal coverage

Rep. John Shimkus forgot where he came from.

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.   Rep. John Shimkus, who we already consider something of a bonehead for his assertions a few years back that climate change isn't real because only God can flood the Earth, has a question about health care policy. Via WaPo, Rep. Mike Doyle asked Shimkus what his problem with Obamacare is, and Shimkus says:   	 	“What about men having to purchase prenatal care?” Shimkus said. At that...

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities. Rep. John Shimkus, who we already consider something of a bonehead for his assertions a few years back that climate change isn't real because only God can flood the Earth, has a question about health care policy. Via WaPo, Rep. Mike Doyle asked Shimkus what his problem with Obamacare is, and Shimkus says: “What about men having to purchase prenatal care?” Shimkus said. At that...

Rep. John Shimkus is getting side-eyes from women everywhere. MORE: Why #CoverageMatters for Latinos On Wednesday, during a markup session on the new Republican-led healthcare bill, the congressman said that he and his party oppose the Affordable Care Act because they don't want to be forced to pay coverage they don't need, like prenatal care.

Republican Congressman John Shimkus Wants to Know Why Men Should Pay for Prenatal Care

Rep. John Shimkus is getting side-eyes from women everywhere. MORE: Why #CoverageMatters for Latinos On Wednesday, during a markup session on the new Republican-led healthcare bill, the congressman said that he and his party oppose the Affordable Care Act because they don't want to be forced to pay coverage they don't need, like prenatal care.

Guy who choked Lindsay Lohan didn't stay random for long! It turns out that Chris LaBella works for Representative John Shimkus, an Illinois Republican.

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Guy who choked Lindsay Lohan didn't stay random for long! It turns out that Chris LaBella works for Representative John Shimkus, an Illinois Republican.

John Shimkus at House hearing (Photo: Screen capture)  Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) got into a battle with Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) Thursday during a House Committee

John Shimkus at House hearing (Photo: Screen capture) Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) got into a battle with Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) Thursday during a House Committee

"I’m just — is that not correct?" Rep. John Shimkus said. "And should they?"

"I’m just — is that not correct?" Rep. John Shimkus said. "And should they?"

John Shimkus - dickhead from Illinois....

John Shimkus - dickhead from Illinois....

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Republican Rep. John Shimkus is under fire after comments he made Wednesday about prenatal requirements in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Republican Rep. John Shimkus is under fire after comments he made Wednesday about prenatal requirements in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

During a March 9 debate on GOP plans to revise Obamacare, Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) questioned why men are required to pay for prenatal care as part of essential care required by the Affordable Care Act.

During a March 9 debate on GOP plans to revise Obamacare, Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) questioned why men are required to pay for prenatal care as part of essential care required by the Affordable Care Act.

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