si-plannedparenthood

Defunding Planned Parenthood, Repealing Obamacare: Same Fight, Different Day

avatar

If there’s anyone who knows how to stonewall, it’s Democrats. Last January, a Budget Reconciliation Bill that repealed Obamacare and defunded Planned Parenthood passed both the House and Senate, only to be vetoed by President Obama. A year later, the process has started anew under President Trump, and the issue that plagued Obamacare for the last seven years — abortion — is once again front and center.

As Congress discusses a repeal-and-replace bill that will substitute Obamacare for a program that is patient-centered and market-based, pro-life organizations are concerned. The current discussion is to use refundable tax credits to cover the costs. The problem is that unless the replacement tax credit plan doesn’t include language explicitly prohibiting federally subsidized health plans from covering abortion, Americans will continue to be forced into an unwilling partnership with the abortion industry. The challenge is including this prohibition in the reconciliation language. The language may not pass muster in the Senate, leaving the GOP responsible for creating a program that potentially expands abortion further than Obamacare.

For that reason we encourage the House to pass the same language that was in the 2015 reconciliation bill that was passed by the Congress. This will allow ample time to craft a full replacement bill. We urge you to call your senators and representatives today and tell them to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood immediately, ensuring that any replacement plan excludes subsidies or incentives for abortion — which is not healthcare.


Tony Perkins’ Washington Update is written with the aid of FRC senior writers.

BarbWire Books is pleased to announce

Muslim Invasion: The Fuse Is Burning

Dr. Don Boys

Muslin Invasion: The Fuse is Burning! is an interesting, informative, and for the politically correct and infuriating read. Islam, Muslims, immigration, Jihad, Sharia, and the war against our civilization, culture, and creed is a present reality. Gutless public officials are selling us short either by complicity with the enemy or due to a doctrinaire commitment to idiotic tolerance ideology. Whatever the case, citizens must stand up against the invasion now before it is to late. The author suggests that the fuse is burning and the results will end in a complete upheaval of America and every free nation, unless we act now. Forget the lame stream media. Forget Obama. Common sense mandates, our very survival demands that we act NOW to keep America from going off the cliff; This book promises to be a life changing read.

BUY BOOK


Posting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse. Read More

STAY IN THE LOOP
Don't miss a thing. Sign up for our email newsletter to become a BarbWire insider.

Send this to friend