Posts Tagged ‘abortion’

News Flash: Nelson Amendment a Major Coup for Choice Advocates

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Dear Oobonomics Nation:
Whether you are pro-choice and disagree with the above headline, or pro-life and disagree with Roe v. Wade, please hold off on the hate-mail, okay?  Direct that towards people with bombs in their underwear instead.   (While you can’t send me hate-mail, you can still send me disagree-mail or even dislike-mail. )  What you are [...]

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Newsweek picks up “dual pool” abortion compromise idea

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

This “dual pool” concept provides free abortion coverage if desired without paying for it out of federal funds. If adopted, this propose would remove the House-Senate schism over federal funding. (This assumes that Stupak is watered down in conference.)

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Revised Shupak Abortion Rider Proposal Following All Your Comments

Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Here is the compromise following everyone’s input.  To pro-lifers, I say, Roe v. Wade is the law of the land.  You can change it via the Supreme Court, not through a rider to a bill in Congress.  And if it’s a matter of principle not to pay for abortions with “your” insurance premiums, you shouldn’t [...]

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Make Abortion in Health Care Reform the Second “Great Compromise”

Sunday, November 8th, 2009 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Those of you who know your American history might recall the “Great Compromise” that allowed the rural states and the urban states to overcome a major impasse about whether representation should be proportional to population or whether all states should get equal weight.  The result was a bicameral legislature.  (But you knew that.)
Health care reform almost reached [...]

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