Monday, August 17, 2009

House Democrats Will Likely Prevent Vote to Remove Abortion From Healthcare Bill

Washington, DC ( -- When members of Congress return from their August recess, the first battle over the abortion funding found in the healthcare bills will occur in the House. There, it appears Democratic leaders will prevent a vote on an amendment to remove the abortion funding from the bill.

The House version of the healthcare bill, HR 3200, currently allows a scheme whereby the federal government will pay for abortions under the plan. Read more.

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