Democratic lawmakers opposed to federal funding for abortions said Tuesday the House leadership’s health care bill contains a “hidden mandate” that would allow taxpayer dollars to be used to end pregnancies.
It’s the latest controversy to hit the health care overhaul in a week that has seen Republicans sharpen their attacks and some Democrats start to waver on President Barack Obama’s top domestic priority.
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Over the congress break hopefully the lawmakers will read the Obamacare bill before deciding to vote for it or not. How can we trust what Obama promises when he has broken all promises so far? I voted for one democrat Rep. last election and if he votes for the Obamacare bill he will lose my vote the next time he’s up for election, same goes for republicans I voted for. We need a change in Washington and a balance congress!
(1) Obamacare: Code Blue
A proposed bill promising major changes in the U.S. abortion landscape has Roman Catholic bishops threatening to close Catholic hospitals if the Democratic Congress and White House make it law.
The legislation has some Roman Catholic bishops threatening to shutter the country’s 624 Catholic hospitals — including 11 in the Archdiocese of St. Louis — rather than comply.
This sure would hurt the healthcare in America.
According to published reports, an 18-year-old girl went to a clinic in Florida for a late-term abortion at 23 weeks. Three days later, after receiving medication, the young woman went into labor and gave birth to a live baby girl. Since the doctor failed to show up in time, one of the clinic’s owners who was not even licensed to practice medicine, cut the umbilical cord, placed the baby in a medical waste bag, and threw it in the trash.
This should make Barack Obama proud of where he stands on the abortion issue!
(1) DeMint amendment to ban religious discrimination in stimulus funding fails, 43-54
(2) Obama hits it out of the park!
(3) Obama’s Contradictions
(4) Obama ‘Must Not Bow’ To Demands Of Abortion-Rights Supporters, Editorial Says
(5) The Culture of Death by RightwingSparkle