Legislative Malice

Top Democrat Confirms Reconciliation on Table to Push Pro-Abortion Health Care

by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
February 12
, 2010 Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A top Senate Democrat confirmed today that Democrats are going to push ahead with the plan to use the controversial reconciliation process to push through the pro-abortion health care bill. At minimum, they are using the idea as a means of trying to land some Republican support.

Reconciliation is a budget process the Senate can use to pass financial items on a majority vote by denying a filibuster.

With the House not supporting the pro-abortion Senate health care bill without major changes and a filibuster stopping the House bill in the Senate, the idea is to get the House to approve the Senate bill and another bill with changes while the Senate approves the bill with the changes on a majority vote.

The process would not appear to allow pro-life advocates any chance to stop the massive abortion funding in the bill or correct the other pro-abortion problems.

Read the entire article at: http://www.lifenews.com/nat6000.html

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