Bill Poehler, a spokesman for Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life, Minnesota's largest anti-abortion group, was more direct. Regardless of the President's comments, Poehler said MCCL believes that any health care reform bill will include taxpayer funded abortions, maybe just not directly.
"A federal agency would receive bills from abortion providers and then pay for those abortions with money drawn from a federal treasury account," he said.
Friday, September 11, 2009
From a Minnesota Public Radio story entitled "Groups dispute Obama's abortion statements":