A coalition of 16 religious organizations has signed a letter urging Congress and the White House to support comprehensive health care reform that does not “create new restrictions to abortion.”
Opponents and supporters of abortion rights agreed early on, in theory, to maintain the “status quo” in health reform with “abortion neutral” legislation. Unfortunately, neither the House nor Senate versions preserves the status quo.
Senator Ben Nelson is full of regret. He also doesn’t understand why the anti-choice groups are still angry at him.
in the Senate got what they wanted this Christmas: a passed health care reform
bill. Low-income women, however, seemed to be the ones with coal in their stocking.
In the wake of the weekend’s Senate abortion language “compromise” pro-choice activists are still sorting out all the details and trying to decide where they should stand on the passage of the final health care reform bill.
While the public is waiting for Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson to decide if he is going to fall in with the Democrats’ proposal for healthcare reform, Harry Reid has threatened to make everyone stay till Christmas to finish the bill.
This morning it seems if Senator Ben Nelson doesn’t get his way on the issue of abortion coverage in the final health care reform bill he might sandbag the whole effort.
I know that
you will fight as hard against Stupak-like language in the Senate
healthcare bill as you always do for women and families.
My tax dollars pay for military action I do not support, and
anti-abortion people refuse to allow premiums paid by individual women to go
toward abortion coverage within their health plan. Why is my concern for life
The latest anti-healthcare myth is starting to