THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Three Different Provisions to Fund Abortions in Obama’s Health Care Plan

President Obama’s health care plan would use federal dollars to pay for abortions in at least three ways.

First, it contains Ben Nelson’s so-called compromise amendment in which allows insurance plans purchased with federal subsidies to cover abortions. Nelson’s amendment doesn’t apply to the whole bill, so there are two other provisions that would allow direct federal funding of abortion.

The National Right to Life Committee notes that Obama’s plan would provide $11 billion dollars for community health centers–$4 billion more than the original Senate bill–and there is no language preventing these funds from paying for abortions

Read more: Weekly Standard

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February 23, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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