November 12, 2009

Womens Choice v. Health Care for All

I was shocked to read in a NYT article today that the new health care reform bill proposed by the US Senate includes language stating that the federal health plan would not cover abortion services - AND that if a woman has the federal health plan, she cannot also purchase insurance that would cover it. In an incredibly articulate article, Kate Michaelman (former president of NARAL) and Francis Kissling (former president of Catholics for Choice) lay out how these choices are being put on the back burner for another day's fight instead of being seen as intimately connected to health care.

Read more here.

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