Showdown time for abortion coverage in health-care reform
The US Senate's financial-services committee has scheduled votes for next Tuesday, September 29, on a series of proposed amendments that would eliminate abortion funding from the Baucus health-care proposal. This will be a critical test of President Obama's promise to advance legislation that does not include taxpayer subsidies for abortion.
Now here's another critical test:
Between now and next Tuesday, any organization truly dedicated to eliminating abortion funding from the health-care proposal will issue a clear statement insisting that the pro-life amendments must be adopted. If an organization remains silent as those votes approach, you can legitimately question the sincerity of the group's commitment to the pro-life cause.
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