I can't count the number of times I've heard "Stupak" in the past couple of weeks, but I can't say the same about the name "Lipinski." Yet, Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois seems like exactly the kind of pro-life Democrat so many were hoping Rep. Bart Stupak would be. Lipinski voted against the health care reform bill, in part because of the life issues.
According to the Chicago Tribune:
It was rather lonely, yes," Lipinski said... "But I could not vote for a bill that would change the status quo on funding for abortion."
By voting "no," Lipinski has put a target on his back for smears from the White House staffed by the guys from Chicago...
Read the Inside Catholic Blog article here in its entirety.