Thursday, July 15, 2010

Abortion - #1944 - Taxpayer Dollars OK'd For Pennsylvania Obamacare - Human Events

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is providing $160 million to the state of Pennsylvania to set up a new high-risk insurance pool program that pays for abortions, as part of a larger $5 billion commitment of taxpayer funds that will include abortion coverage for over 400,000 people nationwide. “This is the boldest admission yet from the Obama administration that the President’s Executive Order on taxpayer-funded abortion was a sham. The fact that the high-risk pool insurance program in Pennsylvania will use federal taxpayer dollars to fund abortions is unconscionable,” said House Republican leader John Boehner. Steven Ertelt reports on LifeNews.com that HHS has approved the program in Pennsylvania that will soon spread to other states paying abortions nationwide. "The Obama Administration will give Pennsylvania $160 million in federal tax funds, which we've discovered will pay for insurance plans that cover any legal abortion," said Douglas Johnson, legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee.

Johnson told LifeNews.com: "This is just the first proof of the phoniness of President Obama's assurances that federal funds would not subsidize abortion -- but it will not be the last."  Read more........


Obamacare Abortions on Tap - Washington Times - Where have you gone, Bart Stupak? Even more importantly, where is your voice, Kathy Dahlkemper?  These Democrats - from Michigan and Pennsylvania respectively - were two of the final six supposedly pro-life House members who voted to pass Obamacare. They sold their anti-abortion principles for the fool's gold of an executive order purportedly banning the use of federal funds for destroying unborn children. Now comes the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), in a finding released yesterday, to show proof positive just how tarnished that fool's gold actually is.  Read more......

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