Harry Reid wants a vote to debate the health care bill this weekend.
SENATORS, DON'T YOU THINK IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA TO READ THE DAMNED THING BEFORE TRYING TO DEBATE IT?
I think they are trying to rush things.
And just like I thought, they are trying to take the part about NOT funding abortion out of it.
On a controversial issue that threatened to derail the House-passed bill, Reid would allow the new government insurance plan to cover abortions and would let companies that receive federal funds offer insurance plans that include abortion coverage.
A provision in the House bill — passed at the insistence of anti-abortion Democrats over strenuous objections from liberals — banned both those things. Reid attempted to tighten up the abortion language to strictly segregate private from public funds, but that did not pass muster with the National Right to Life Committee, which issued a statement Wednesday night calling the language "completely unacceptable."
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