Today in the House Labor and Education Committee Congressman Mark Souder (R-IN) introduced a pro-life amendment to the healthcare reform bill (H.R. 3200) that would prohibit the government from mandating that all insurance plans cover abortions. During the Labor and Education Committee discussion of this amendment, Congresswoman Woolsey (D-CA) compared an abortion to having one’s tonsils removed. Watch the discussion here:
Congressman Cassidy (R-LA) pointed out that a human fetus and a tonsil are substantively different. A tonsil is not a whole, living, and distinct human being; a human fetus is.
Be sure to contact your representative by clicking here now and tell them you oppose any health care reform that does not explicitly prohibit taxpayer funded abortion.