Senate Republicans Shoehorn Anti-Abortion Measure Into Tax Bill

The tax break for fetuses, also in the House bill, is part of a broader effort to establish "personhood" rights and destroy Roe v. Wade.

Republicans are making tax reform about abortion rights.A widely criticized provision that would give fetuses access to college savings plans made it into the draft tax bill Senate Republicans released last week.The measure is similar to one included in the House’s tax plan. The provision would enable an embryo or a fetus ― defined by the proposed legislation as “an unborn child” ―  to be named as a beneficiary to a 529 college savings account, a tax-advantaged way parents can invest money to...