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A Taxing Problem

Last week, five pro-life Democrats, headed by Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), sent Speaker Pelosi a letter suggesting a "common ground" solution to the abortion "roadblock" in health care reform. They proposed that insurance companies neither be required to nor prohibited from paying for abortion and that no federal subsidies be used to pay for the procedure.

Last week, five pro-life Democrats, headed by Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), sent Speaker Pelosi a letter suggesting a "common ground" solution to the abortion "roadblock" in health care reform. They proposed that insurance companies neither be required to nor prohibited from paying for abortion and that no federal subsidies be used to pay for the procedure.

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Jessica Arons

Director, Women's Health & Rights Program

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