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Pelosi rejects Stupak abortion solution

March 21, 2010 Politisite 0

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Saturday rejected an offer to hold a separate vote on abortion provisions in the sweeping health-care legislation, setting the stage for the final talks with the last Democratic holdouts. Pelosi told reporters that she rejected the solution offered by Rep. Bart Stupak (Mich.), the leading antiabortion Democrat who proposed passing separate, strict language that would clarify that no federal funds in the proposed legislation […]

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Waxman: We Want Government Funded Abortions

March 12, 2010 Politisite 0

The pro-life Democrat leading the charge in the House against passage of the Senate health insurance reform bill said Friday that a key committee chairman told him that Democrats want abortions to be paid by a federally-funded nationalized health insurance system. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., who’s been so far out in front of the debate about abortion coverage that he earned himself a primary challenger over it, said Rep. Henry […]

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Stupak 12 under such pressure could be down to 10

March 12, 2010 Politisite 0

Sitting in an airport, on his way home to Michigan, Rep. Bart Stupak, a pro-life Democrat, is chagrined. “They’re ignoring me,” he says, in a phone interview with National Review Online. “That’s their strategy now. The House Democratic leaders think they have the votes to pass the Senate’s health-care bill without us. At this point, there is no doubt that they’ve been able to peel off one or two of […]

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Black children are an endangered species

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

A new documentary, written and directed by Mark Crutcher, a white abortion opponent in Denton, Tex., meticulously traces what it says are connections among slavery, Nazi-style eugenics, birth control and abortion, and is being regularly screened by black organizations. Black abortion opponents, who sometimes refer to abortions as “womb lynchings,” have mounted a sustained attack on the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, spurred by a sting operation by young white […]

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Abortion Language in White House Health Bill Has Some Worried

February 23, 2010 Politisite 0

The 11 page White House proposal on health care has hit some snags in Washington, with outside groups complaining the language in the plan does not go far enough in explicitly banning the use of federal funds for abortions. Americans United for Life (AUL) is asking President Obama to re-evaluate the wording in his proposal regarding abortion, saying he had previously promised no federal dollars would be used to fund […]

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Has it come down to this? Live Tweeting Abortion?

February 22, 2010 Politisite 0

Has it come down to this, live tweeting abortion.   For one woman it appears so.  For equal time, following Alternatives to Abortion – We are pro Life – Your Momma was pro Life It wasn’t supposed to happen… But you think you could be pregnant. How can you be sure? What should you do? You want answers. Fast. We have them and we are here to help. This site […]

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'Abortion Will Be Covered… And It Should Be.'

August 13, 2009 Politisite 0

For those of you keeping track, the number of proofs that abortion is included in the health care overhaul officially hit seven yesterday at a townhall meeting in San Jose, California. House Democrat Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) did a fine job of making FRC’s case after a member of the audience specifically asked about the abortion mandate. The text of the exchange follows. QUESTION: “[This is a ] health care […]

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House Rejects Amendment Preventing Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

July 31, 2009 Politisite 0

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After adding abortion coverage and funding last night to the Democratic leadership’s health care bill, H.R. 3200, the Energy and Commerce Committee today rejected an amendment to prevent government funding for abortion or health plans that provide abortion coverage. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins had this to say regarding this latest Committee action: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) “Once again the Democratic Majority has demonstrated it fully […]

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Abortion Enters The Healthcare Debate

July 28, 2009 Politisite 0

The Democrats in Congress and the Obama administration are becoming more frustrated with each day that passes. They can’t seem to even get the broad strokes of healthcare reform to look appealing enough to pass a bill. That’s extremely bad news, given how messy some details will get. The LA Times today notes one such especially ugly detail: abortion. The LA Times writes: Some conservative Democrats are threatening to pull […]