Abortion provisions make health-care bill unacceptable, cardinal tells US House members
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.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
- Abortion provisions in House's health care bill unacceptable, says cardinal in letter to House (USCCB)
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!