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H.R. 3962, the Health Care Reform Bill, Passes the House

On Nov. 7, 2009, the House passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act by a vote of 220-215.  One Republican, Joseph Cao (R-LA), voted in favor of the bill.  The bill will incorporate the Stupak-Pitts amendment, which bans use of federal funding…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 2 comments

Stupak-Pitts Amendment Vote

On Nov. 7, 2009, the House passed the Stupak-Pitts amendment by a vote of 240-194. 64 Democrats voted in favor of the amendment, and one Republican, Rep. John Shadegg (R-AZ), voted present. List of Dems voting Yes include: Altmire, Baca, Barrow, Berry, Bishop (GA), Boccieri,…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 338 comments

Quick Summary of Stupak-Pitts Amendment Debate on the House Floor

Statements are paraphrased. Stupak: Capps Amendment is the most direct assault on Hyde since 1997. DeGette: Capps Amendment is a compromise that does not spend $1 federal dollar on abortion. Requirement for supplemental insurance is offensive to women. Pitts: The public does not support federal…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 7 comments

Anti-Life Concerns in H.R. 3962

The bill being debated right now in the House, H.R. 3962, contains several problematic anti-life provisions. Below is AUL’s legal analysis of the abortion provisions in the bill, as well as an analysis of the conscience protection, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and End-of-life provisions in the…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 10 comments

House Votes to Approve the Rule

At 1:43 pm on Nov. 7, 2009, the House of Representatives voted to approve H.Res. 903, the Rule under which Democratic leadership will bring H.R. 3962, the Affordable Healthcare for America bill, to the House floor. (Roll Call vote No. 882)  The voted was approved…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 1 comment

Endorsement of Pro-Life Amendment and New Score Letter

Americans United for Life’s legislative arm Americans United for Life Action endorses a key vote today on the House floor of the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts-Kaptur-Dahlkemper-Lipinski-Smith Amendment, an Amendment that blocks any federal money from going to abortion in health care reform. Americans United for Life Action’s President…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments
 
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