Friday, March 26, 2010

NOW Prez Terry O'Neill Condemns Hyde Health Deform on Bill Moyers Journal Tonight

Bill Moyers interviews NOW President Terry O'Neill and the Nation's John Nichols. Watch it tonight on PBS or watch it online. Huff Post has a 6 minute clip up already.

Over a period of years, insurance companies -- all insurance companies in all plans -- will eventually conclude that it is too much trouble to offer abortion coverage at all. 87 percent of private insurance policies today cover abortion care. That goes away if we don't make changes to this law.
-- Terry O'Neill, NOW President

The only mistake that progressives would make would be to think that it is the job of progressives to defend this bill as is.
-- John Nichols