"The House Budget Committee voted 19-17 Monday night against recommending that the Stupak-Pitts Amendment be included in the health-care reconciliation bill that the full House is likely to consider later this week. The amendment would ban funding of abortion through federally subsidized health care plans.What else would you expect from pro-abortion absolutists?
While debating the Stupak-Pitts Amendment in the committee, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) said that House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio)—who was not present—and others who took his position that the Senate health-care bill needed to be amended to prevent federal funding of abortion had “willfully continued to repeat falsehoods about” the status of abortion funding in that bill.
DeLauro contended that the Senate bill did not allow federal funding of abortion. “Holding up this bill to play politics on the abortion issue is emphatically not a pro-life stance,” she said.
The reconciliation bill is designed to amend the full health-care bill that passed the Senate in December and, together with that bill, enact the dramatic restructuring of the nation’s health-care system sought by President Obama and the Democratic leadership..."
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
In a completely predictable move, the Liberal leadership that controls the Democratic Party is seeking to remove the pro-life Stupak Amendment. From CNS News:
Pro-Abortion Democrats Control The Agenda On ObamaCare
Blue Collar Todd