Posted in Blog, Citizen action alert, Faith and politics, Health Care Reform, tagged Archbishop Joseph Naumann, Catholic Health Association, Kathleen Sebelius, Nancy Pelosi, Obamacare, Rep. Bart Stupak, Sr. Carol Keehan, U.S. Bishops on March 15, 2010|
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Sr. Keehan with Vice President Joe Biden
UPDATE March 16: Archbishop Naumann contradicts CHA and asks for calls to swing votes.
The U.S. Catholic Bishops issued an emergency alert for parishioners to receive Sunday, urging opposition to the U.S. Senate health bill, Sr. Carol Keehan, head of the national Catholic Hospital Association, brazenly is supporting the bill, the AP reported Saturday.
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Keehan has been faulted for being too closely allied with the push for universal health care. Keehan attended a March 3 White House briefing at the White House, an event she said clarified her decision. However, the Bishops this week enumerated all the ways abortion is embedded in the Senate bill/Obamacare. (more…)
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Posted in Blog, Citizen action alert, Federal Legislation, Health Care Reform, tagged Douglas Johnson, Kathleen Sebelius, Mikulski amendment, Nancy Pelosi, NRLC, Obama, Obamacare, Roe V Wade, Stupak-Pitts Amendment on March 6, 2010|
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President Obama has announced March 18 as his target date for Congress to approve a radical new health care plan for the nation. Take action to stop this plan, and donate to the National Right to Life Committee.
NRLC’s Douglas Johnson said the current Senate bill that Obama and Democrats are ramming through (using the ‘reconciliation’ maneuvers reserved for budget bills) would result in direct federal funding of abortion through Community Health Centers, tax subsidies for private abortion plans that cover abortion (including some federally administered plans), and pro-abortion federal administrative mandates, among other problems.
UPDATE, March 8: Explanation and videos showing more lies from HHS head Kathleen Sebelius, Speaker Pelosi, and President Obama that the Senate health care bill (without the Stupak-Pitts amendment) keeps the 34-years-long status quo of preventing federally-funded abortion. But the bill DOES fund abortion and the second video shows the very words from the bill! National Right to Life urgently warns,
“it is the most pro-abortion single piece of legislation to reach the floor of either house of Congress since Roe v. Wade… the so-called abortion limits that are in the Senate bill are all very narrow, riddled with loopholes, or booby-trapped to expire.”
Under the Senate health care bill that will be the main bill Obama and Democrats push through Congress, there is (more…)
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