Anti-abortion Democrat Stupak to back healthcare bill

WASHINGTON, March 21 Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:09pm EDT

WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative Bart Stupak, who opposes abortion, will vote for healthcare legislation later on Sunday, in a move that could help pave the way for passage of the bill, MSNBC reported.

Stupak and a small number of other anti-abortion Democrats had threatened to vote against the legislation out of concerns that it would allow federal funding of abortions.

Democrats need 216 votes needed to pass the bill over unified Republican opposition in the House. (Reporting by Susan Heavey, editing by Anthony Boadle)

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StokeyBob wrote:
Did you here the one about the guy’s wife that killed all of his children because she wanted to make more room for the home invaders?

Oh what.

It wasn’t his wife. It was his country.

Back in the 60’s the Federal Government came into the public schools and brainwashed us as little children with the message that the children we were about to have were unwanted because the population was rising so fast. They launched a program called, “Zero Population Growth”. They pushed Family Planning and birth control pills. Now they call the same programs, “Safe Sex” but the results are the same. I think you and I both know that you only have to trick people for their few child bearing years and there is no going back.

Many of us never had a say in the future of our unborn.

I am the result of two living cells. One from each of my parents. They are the result of two living cells, one from each of their parents. I wasn’t just born. I am a continuation of life. I am a living thing that reaches back into time perhaps 400 million years and the result of billions of joining of pairs of cells. It is possible that if you were to follow my cells back to my parent’s cells and beyond that my family tree touches every living thing here on earth. That is if we limit ourselves to believing life was created here on earth. If it rained down from the immensity of the universe it could reach back into that immensity of time and space, and who knows what relationships and who knows what species.

My family line succeeded, at least until I came up against the Federal Government.

I have seen the Federal Government do little else to control the population.

The open borders, United States laws only apply to some, is a serious slap in the face. No. Not a slap in the face. It reaches well beyond that. Maybe back to the beginning of time and stretch to the bounds of the universe.

Mar 21, 2010 2:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
shomas wrote:
Federal Government
Hands off my health care

Additionally: with education funding tucked into the bill, we do not need the government deciding killing off private student loan lenders and dictating what will be taught though what gets funded.

Mar 21, 2010 2:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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