CHQ - Obama Will Do Anything to Pass his Health Care Takeover - Except Stop Federal Funding of Abortions

Abortion and the Health Bill
Wall Street Journal (Charmaine Yost) - "It's now becoming clear that Barack Obama is willing to put everything on the table in order to be the president who passes health-care reform. Everything, that is, except a ban on federal funding for abortion.

"Last September, the president promised that 'no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions, and federal conscience laws will remain in place.' Yet the legislation most likely to move forward in Congress would be the single greatest expansion of abortion since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision." 

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