The Rules Committee of the House handed pro-life forces an enormous victory last night, deciding to allow a vote on the Stupak Amendment that will bar federal funds and federal subsidies from paying for abortion coverage. The vote on both the amendment and the final bill are scheduled for later today.
It is not too late to contact your congressional representative and urge them to vote in favor of both the Amendment and the final bill.
If you doubt that this is a huge victory for pro-life forces, check out the website at NARAL. They know that this vote is critical. Let’s make sure our congressmen and women know that it is equally critical to us. And say a prayer. Both votes will be close but the USCCB has stood tough against abortion and tough in favor of health care reform. They should be applauded, and Bart Stupak should be a hero for all pro-life Catholics.