Our message is clear: we will not support any final bill that restricts women's access to reproductive health services beyond current law.
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The Stupak-Pitts amendment that replaced my amendment goes well beyond the status quo. It would result in a major step backwards for women's control over their reproductive lives.
We must not allow abortion opponents to use our health care reform process to drastically restrict a woman's access to a legal medical procedure, and that's exactly what the Stupak amendment does.
"Basically, I do agree with the President that we need some kind of health care reform," says Anh in a Q and A. "Now, what kind of reform are we going to get? That is the question."
Both sides of the abortion debate supported health care reform that preserved current policies for federal support. But how do we define abortion neutrality where federal precedent doesn't exist?
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