Saturday, March 13, 2010

Stupak tells all : Democrats want government paid abortions

Bart Stupak (D-MI) describing his exchange with Henry Waxman (D-CA) on abortion funding in the health care bill:

"I gave him the language. He came back a little while later and said, 'But we want to pay for abortions.' I said, 'Mr. Chairman, that's -- we disagree. We don't do it now, we're not going to start.'

"'But we think should,'" Stupak said Waxman told him.

"I said, 'Well, I'm sorry but the House has spoken. We had that debate. We won 240-190. You forced the vote, a vote we won fair and square and we're not gonna, this is what it is. If you want to move health care keep current law,'" Stupak continued.

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