Abortion provisions make health-care bill unacceptable, cardinal tells US House members
CWN - August 12, 2009
Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, the chairman of the US bishops' pro-life committee, has written to members of the House of Representatives to say that current health-care reform legislation is "seriously deficient" insofar as it includes taxpayer-funded abortion coverage. The cardinal pointed out that the legislation now pending before the House is a "radical change" from the federal policy that respects the consciences of abortion opponents and does not include tax-subsidized coverage for voluntary abortion.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our Spring 2013 goal ($23,837 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!