Saturday, November 7, 2009

House will vote on pro-life amendment TODAY

House leaders have agreed to allow a vote on the pro-life Stupak-Pitts Amendment to the health care reform bill, H.R. 3962. The amendment would prevent government funding of abortion by prohibiting coverage of elective abortion in two big new federal programs created by the bill -- the new federal health insurance plan ("public option") and the premium-subsidy program ("affordability credits").

The vote should take place later today (Saturday, Nov. 7), with a vote on the bill itself possibly tonight. Contact your representative in the House NOW and urge him or her to support the Stupak-Pitts Amendment! Even if you have already contacted your representative about health care reform, you must do so again!