I want to share with you some details about the reality of this health care reform bill.
The abortion issue is the Achilles heel of this terrible legislation.
That's why we need you to tell your Senator to block this pro-abortion bill.
The passage of the pro-life amendment championed by Bart Stupak (D-MI) in the House has thrown the pro-abortion Democrats into disarray. Diana DeGette (D-CO), the co-chair of the pro-choice caucus, has warned Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) that pro-abortion Representatives would rather defeat thehealth care bill than allow the Stupak Amendment to pass.
In other words, pro-abortion Democrats would rather risk the wholesale defeat of health care reform than allow a ban on abortion funding.
This will give a golden opportunity for a coalition of Republicans and pro-life Democrats to defeat the bill on final passage in the House of Representatives.
This is the reason that Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid are so focused on attempting to include abortion funding in the Senate bill. From their perspective, the Stupak Amendment is a poison pill that must be removed in the Senate for health care reform to have any hope of passing in the House.
However, Ben Nelson (D-NE) has said he is drafting language like the Stupak Amendment on the floor of the Senate and is threatening to block the bill as long as it includes abortion funding.
Tell your Senators to stand with Ben Nelson on his decision to stop this legislation.
President, Susan B. Anthony List
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