Religious progressives decry health care abortion amendment

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(RNS) Progressive religious leaders are criticizing the House for passing a health care reform bill that includes an amendment designed to eliminate government funding of abortion. The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., Rep. Joe Pitts, R-Pa., and Brad Ellsworth, D-Ind., prevents federal funding of abortion in insurance programs created by Democrats through health […]

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