This week, the non-partisan Government Accountability Office issued a report that documented widespread taxpayer funding of elective abortions in insurance plans authorized by the Affordable Care Act. You can find my story on this development here.
The news did not exactly surprise the U.S. bishops or the broader pro-life community. Back in 2010, as Congress debated passage of Obamacare, pro-lifers warned that the ACA failed to include adequate safeguards to prevent the use of federal subsidies for elective abortion.
So after the GAO report made headlines, and pro-life activists prepared to use the information against vulnerable Senate Democrats who had voted for ObamaCare, HHS...READ MORE