Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak threatened to kill health reform over the issue of abortion.
Stupak had been all over television telling viewers and news hosts that the present Health Care Reform (Senate Bill) wording on abortion is the issue. Stupak says that the bill allows “federal funding for abortion”.
Essentially, Stupak has tried to make the health care bill debate into an abortion issue. Rachel Maddow has dug deep into Stupak’s accusation and the results are stunning:
The latest reports show that the powers that be in Congress have decided to ignore Stupak and carry on with the business of trying to pass HCR in its present form.