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After endorsing Obama over Hillary, after cheering for the historical healthcare reform, it seems someone at Planned Parenthood finally read the small print.
This is a letter they sent a member
This is not what we worked for. This is not what we fought for.
I agree. You worked for defeating the first woman president.
You and I, and millions of Planned Parenthood supporters, fought
for a year to make sure that health care reform would provide
comprehensive coverage to every woman, man, and child in
America. We achieved some tremendous victories, including
defeating the Stupak amendment that would have banned private
insurance coverage of abortion for millions of women.
Someone missed the detail that Stupak eventually won – more than he really wanted
Now, a Stupak-like rule is back — and it came from the Obama
Now the rule is back? Did they sleep through the signing of the Jane Crow EO?
Well, it’s true, Obama did reach new heights of anti-Roe
but the decision announced by the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services yesterday goes beyond even these
The Obama administration has decided that no woman in the new
high-risk insurance pools will be allowed to obtain abortion
coverage beyond limited cases (rape, incest, endangering the
life of the woman). Not even if she pays for that coverage with
her own money. .
It ends hilariously with
This is not what we fought
for — which means it’s time to fight back against the Obama
administration’s abortion coverage ban now.
Uh-oh! A petition! How so very scary! Some fight against Obama!
New source for this
his week, a commotion arose over the question of whether Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans, also known as high risk pools, can include abortion coverage. The Obama Administration responded immediately by imposing a total ban on abortion coverage in the pools that echoes the Stupak Amendment, even though nothing in the law requires such action.