Obama Health Care Plan Will Provide Taxpayer-Funded Abortion on Demand, Congressmen Say
- Penny Starr - CNSNews.com
- Jul 15, 2009
(CNSNews.com) - Democrats in both the House and the Senate want abortion be included as a health benefit in both government and private insurance plans, leading to millions more abortions, a Republican lawmaker warned.
Taxpayer money would be used to pay for abortions in the government-run health care option.
But congressional Republicans, strongly opposed to an abortion requirement in health care reform, are pushing for a ban on using taxpayer money to pay for such procedures
On Tuesday, pro-life members of Congress said the plan’s approach to abortion is essentially the same as the Freedom of Choice Act, which would strip states’ right to limit abortion, establish abortion on demand across the country and allow federal funds to pay for the procedure.
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