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Pro-life Democrats: Stir over abortion funding in high risk pools much ado about nothing

stop taxpayer funded abortions.JPGI’ve been writing today (here and here) about the controversy surrounding the discovery that MD, NM, and PA had planned to use federal funds received for their Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans via Obamacare for abortions until National Right to Life exposed them.
According to ABC News, a spokesperson for the PA Insurance Dept. said the abortion funding language in its PCIP “was just ‘a placeholder‘ and that ‘the bottom line is we will abide by all federal regulations….'”
Kristen Day, head of Democrats for Life, forwarded me her group’s statement, adding, “People may not like my response but here it is”…

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Maryland revealed as third state that had planned to use Obamacare funds for abortions

I wrote earlier today that, much to the dismay of pro-aborts, Pennsylvania and New Mexico are being forced to revise their Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plans to scratch federal funding of abortions via Obamacare after the National Right to Life Committee blew the whistle.
mhip.jpgNow add Maryland. Credit for the following information goes to Doug Johnson of NRLC.
In a July 7 press release, MD Gov. Martin O’Malley announced that a state government entity, the MD Health Insurance Plan, would administer the new federal PCIP program in MD….

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Caught! Obama administration backpedals on abortion in PA healthcare plan; pro-aborts furious

abortion is not healthcare.jpgOn July 13 the pro-life world went ballistic after the National Right to Life Committee revealed that the Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan DHHS had approved for PA included federal funding for abortion.
Backing up, per Obamacare, every state must either create its own PCIP, aka “high risk pool,” or implement the federal PCIP, to provide temporary health insurance people who do not presently qualify for individual health insurance due to a preexisting condition….

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