Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Senate kills amendment Restricting Abortion Funding

Life continues to be chaotic at the moment.  I have been updating my Twitter feed at least once daily and sometimes several times daily, mostly with retweets of hot and interesting news out there.  So, click the bird in my sidebar to read. 

This was among the many hot topics.

From LifeSiteNews:

By Kathleen Gilbert

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 8, 2009 ( - The Senate voted 54-45 Tuesday evening to table the Nelson/Hatch/Casey amendment, effectively killing the language that would have restricted abortion funding in the healthcare bill.
The tabling vote allowed Democrats to do away with the Nelson amendment without the 60 votes needed in an up-or-down vote.
The Nelson/Hatch/Casey amendment would have mirrored the House's Stupak amendment, which preserved federal Hyde-amendment policy in that chamber's bill by banning government-appropriated funds from paying for most abortions.

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