Republicans Pass Amendment to Close Abortion Loopholes in Obamacare

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Thu, May. 26, 2011 
Determined to keep federal money from being used to support abortion, House Republicans passed a new amendment ensuring that tax dollars cannot be used to train medical professionals to perform abortions. 

On Wednesday, lawmakers in the U.S. House voted 234-182 in favor of a pro-life amendment to block money provided though a government grant program from going to abortion doctors.

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The grant program, established by Barack Obama’s health care reform bill, provides funding to teaching health centers to establish or expand residency programs. However, the wording enacting the program presented ambiguities that could be used to fund the abortion industry, asserts the amendment’s sponsor, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.).

Foxx’s spokesman, Aaron Groen, said there are many ambiguities in the Obamacare law that can possibly be manipulated to give funds to abortion and abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood.  READ MORE…

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