President Obama stood before Congress on September 9, 2009 and said:
“And one more misunderstanding I want to clear up – under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions, and federal conscience laws will remain in place.”
He knew at that time what he was saying to Congress and to the American people was false. The Protect Life Act and the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011 are working to fix the problems in President Obama’s health care law.
However, the reason Congress was forced to deal with those issues in the first place is because the United States lacks a consistent, coherent policy when it comes to federal tax dollars being used for abortion. (more…)