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Florida Governor’s Veto Approves Taxpayer Funding for Abortion, Denies Women Opportunity to Undergo Ultrasound

Today, Florida Governor (and U.S. Senate candidate) Charlie Crist vetoed House Bill 1143.  The measure would have prohibited an individual or group health insurance policy or health maintenance contract purchased through the state insurance exchange (required under the new federal health care law) from covering…

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11 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, health care, Healthcare no comments

Statement on Crist veto of HB 1143

“Governor Crist had the opportunity to stand with the overwhelming majority of Americans across the political spectrum who oppose taxpayer-funded abortion. By vetoing this abortion opt-out legislation, Governor Crist makes it clear that he stands with those who favor taxpayer funding of abortion.” – Matthew…

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11 Jun 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog, health care, Healthcare, Media Alerts no comments

Florida the Latest State to Opt Out of Taxpayer-Funded Abortion with Help from AUL

Florida just became the fourth state to pass legislation opting-out of taxpayer-funded abortion provisions established by the new federal health care reform law.  Florida’s legislation ensures that insurance plans that cover abortions and participate in new health care exchanges cannot receive tax dollars. “The right…

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30 Apr 2010 Posted by Americans United for Life in Media Alerts, Press Release no comments
 
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