View Full Version : Pro-Life Democrats Tell Nancy Pelosi: No Health Care Reform With Abortion

06-26-2009, 10:18 PM
Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A group of 19 pro-life Democrats in the House of Representatives have joined together to craft a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The letter contained a non-perfunctory request that the House not advance any health care bill that doesn't specifically prohibit abortion coverage or funding.Rep. Dan Boren, a pro-life congressman from Oklahoma, organized the letter and is the lead signer of it.

"As the debate on health care reform continues and legislation is produced, it is imperative that the issue of abortion not be overlooked," they write. "Plans to mandate coverage for abortions, either directly...