Posts Tagged ‘Stupak-Pitts Amendment’

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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The Senate health care proposal, already termed a historic monstrosity by U.S. Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, just grew another head with an 11th-hour “abortion compromise” crafted by Democrat pro-abortion leaders to appease Sen. Ben Nelson.

The House had already passed its health bill with the Stupak-Pitts amendment prohibiting federally funded abortion, but the Senate failed to add the equivalent pro-life Nelson-Hatch amendment.

National Right to Life scores the existing Senate language as NOT solving the fundamental abortion-related problems that Stupak does, and as inventing more problems because it will (more…)

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Tonight the U.S. House adopted the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, which was supported by the Nat’l Right to Life Committee, 240-194  (Roll Call Vote HERE)

The 3 Republican U.S. House members from Kansas, Todd Tiahrt, Jerry Moran &  Lynn Jenkins, voted in favor of the Stupak-Pitts amendment.  Democrat Dennis Moore voted against it. (more…)

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