Monday, November 09, 2009

NOW Opposes Health Care Bill That Strips Millions of Women of Abortion Access

File this one under where's that desperately needed 3rd party? And whatever happened to NOW's 1990s discussion about starting a women's party?

Terry O'Neill, President of the National Organization for Women condemns the anti-woman health care bill passed by the allegedly pro woman Democratic Congress:

The House of Representatives has dealt the worst blow to women's fundamental right to self-determination in order to buy a few votes for reform of the profit-driven health insurance industry. We must protect the rights we fought for in Roe v. Wade. We cannot and will not support a health care bill that strips millions of women of their existing access to abortion. . . read more . . .

UpDate: Obtained: In Letter To Pelosi, 41 House Dems Pledge To Vote Against Bill With Anti-Abortion Amendment

Stupak Amendment Passes; 64 Dems Vote to Throw Abortion Rights Under the Bus