So! H.R.3 supposedly won’t redefine rape anymore, but the fight’s just getting started. We learned last week that the new Congress followed H.R. 3 with H.R. 358, the Protect Life Act, which would redefine “conscience” clauses to allow pregnant women to die if saving them would require harming the fetus.
|By: Jane Hamsher Wednesday July 21, 2010 9:30 am|
A new SurveyUSA poll out today shows Tom Perriello trailing Republican Robert Hurt by 23 points. In February, prior to the health care vote, PPP polling showed Perriello essentially tied with Hurt. This confirms what FDL has been saying for months: forcing members of Congress like Tom Perriello to vote for the health care bill was [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday March 20, 2010 6:00 am|
Pro-choice members of the House are in revolt, threatening to kill the health care bill after Nancy Pelosi agreed to give Bart Stupak a vote on a concurrent resolution which would tie his language on abortion to the Senate bill and substitute it for the Nelson language.
|By: Jane Hamsher Sunday November 22, 2009 6:38 am|
I had to go back over this clip a couple times on my Tivo, but Mike Johanns does in fact argue for Stupak because it allows women to buy insurance plans on the exchange that provide abortion coverage…
|By: Peterr Saturday November 7, 2009 9:07 am|
Stupak and others want to outlaw abortion, but can’t get that to pass, so they’ll settle for making it available only to the rich. But before they preach about morality, perhaps they should go back and look at prophets like Ezekiel and Amos and listen to their words about separate rules for the rich and the poor.