Rep. Bart Stupak informed Greta Van Susteren of FOX News that the White House told him to keep silent on abortion until the President had a chance to walk him through the pro-abortion Nelson-Reid Amendment.Here's more:
Stupak responded, "I don't need you to walk me through the amendment. I can read, and this amendment is unacceptable." He went on to explain his objections to the Senate bill:
- It recognizes abortion as a benefit covered under disease prevention (by this logic, the baby must be the disease)
- It forces taxpayers to subsidize health care plans that pay for abortions (in direct violation of the Hyde Amendment)
- It forces every enrollee in the federal exchange to pay a monthly fee to fund "reproductive rights" (abortion)
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
One Tough Democrat . . .
Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, has this to say in tonight's email: