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Roundup: Can We Just Have Healthcare Already?

Here comes healthcare!  Maybe.  Plus, a mini round up to strengthen your moral fiber.

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Both Health Reform Bills Change Abortion Status Quo

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.

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Roundup: Stupak’s Still Mad, Nelson’s Unpopular and Justifiable Homicide

With the Nelson “compromise” language still filling the today’s newspapers with editorials and columns, the consequences of the vitriolic nature of the abortion debate will be on display today in a Kansas court room.

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Pro-Choice Groups Will Not Back Passage of Senate Bill With Nelson Language

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.

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States Rights Enacted with Manager’s Amendment

A “compromise” has been reached within the health care debate, and once more women’s reproductive health has been given the short end of the stick.

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Roundup: Will Nelson Steal Christmas From Everyone (Especially Women)?

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.

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Roundup: Sen. Nelson Still Wants His Way on Health Care 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.

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Health Reform: Abortion is the Wrong Fight at the Wrong Time

It would be a profound tragedy if the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops blocks health reform. Religious leaders and people of faith must stand up for powerful changes that protect families and address the causes and problems of poverty.

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Roundup: Politicians Receive Praise or Coat Hangers

This morning we’re still seeing reactions from
voters on how their politicians chose to vote on Stupak Amendment.

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Bishops: “Deplore Defeat of Nelson Amendment, Working To Maintain Stupak”

On Wednesday, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement calling defeat of the Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment a “grave mistake,” and underscoring that they continue to work toward maintainingg Stupak Amendment language in the final bill.

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