A Defection of Pro-Life Leadership in the Missouri Legislature

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Last week, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed into law an economic development bill that, among other things, provides public money and/or tax incentives for new technology businesses, including businesses engaged in human life sciences research, without effective language to prevent funding of abortion-related services, human cloning, or embryonic stem cell research. The bill was passed this way by an otherwise … Read More

Pelosi Pulls Disclose Act…For Now

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Yesterday I mentioned the “Disclose Act” that the U.S. House was supposed to vote on this week. This Bill would place new restrictions on the ability of incorporated groups, including pro-life groups like National Right to Life, to communicate with the public about the actions of federal lawmakers. If you don’t know much about it, NRLC has a full explanation … Read More

Wanted: More Men for All Seasons

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Today Rep. Bart Stupak – who lead the charge to get abortion funding out of healthcare reform, only to vote for the bill w/out pro-life protections in the end – announced that he will not run for re-election this year. For pro-lifers this is obviously a welcome retirement. You know, the more I think about it, the more I find … Read More

Down to the Wire

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I looks like the House is getting set to vote on health care reform this weekend! The Susan B. Anthony List has a good ad targeting on the fence pro-life Democrats I have talked to some people who are still confused as to how, exactly, the bill is considered pro-abortion or anti-life. The American Papist offers this 150 word explanation … Read More

Stupak “Prepared to Take Responsibility” for Taking Down HC Bill

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See the GMA interview with Rep. Bart Stupak and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in which Stupak says he refuses to vote for the Senate version of the health care bill in its current form because of its pro-abortion language. Sebelius, like Obama, Pelosi and other Dems, denies that the language is there, but Stupak even points out the pages of … Read More

NRL, AUL Point Out Rationing/Assisted Suicide HCR Concerns

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A National Right to Life analysis of the Senate health care reform bill found that: Senior citizens’ ability to use their own money, if they choose, to avoid involuntary denial of medical treatment under Medicare could be severely limited. State commissioners of the new health insurance exchanges created by the bill would be given power to deny people who are … Read More

Senate Bill “Assisted Suicide Friendly”

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Abortion funding still seems to be the main focus of pro-lifers now that the Senate has approved a motion to begin debate on health care reform last night. However, I mentioned yesterday that abortion funding is not the only pro-life problem with federal health care reform. In a recent post, Wesley Smith gives us an example of what else we … Read More

Call Your Senators!

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Health care reform is quickly making its way through the United States Congress. I must admit, I’m surprised at just how fast they are trying to get this thing through. After passing the House just two weeks ago, the Senate is set to begin the voting process on health care reform tonight. I have not gotten too involved in the … Read More

Stop Hyding Behind Henry!

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A video from the Susan B. Anthony List: Related: Why the Hyde Amendment Will Not Prevent Abortion Funding Under HR 3200

Senate Finance Committee Rejects Pro-Life Amendments

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From LifeSiteNews: The Senate Finance Committee torpedoed two key pro-life amendments on Wednesday designed to prevent government-subsidies of abortion and guarantee conscience protections for health-care providers in the health-care reform bill. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) proposed to amend the “America’s Health Future Act of 2009” under consideration by the Finance Committee led by Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.). His amendments would … Read More