White House Still Claiming No Abortion Funding in Health Care Bill

A new Obama administration web site was launched late last night called “Health Reform in Action.” 

In the section “Myths & Facts,” the first so-called myth is, “Health insurance reform will use my tax dollars to fund abortions.”

How does the Obama administration refute this assertion, supported by the Catholic bishops, National Right to Life, Priests for Life, and all the other pro-life groups in the nation?

When you click on the link “See the Facts,” you see the following and nothing more. You get to salute and say, “Yes, sir!” rather than being treated like an adult with some evidence and an argument. 

Myth Health insurance reform will use my tax dollars to fund abortions.

Fact No. The health insurance reform legislation maintains the status quo of no federal funding for abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or when the life of the woman is endangered.

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Deal W. Hudson is ​publisher and editor of The Christian Review and the host of "Church and Culture," a weekly two-hour radio show on the Ave Maria Radio Network.​ He is the former publisher and editor of Crisis Magazine.

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