Ken Connor of Townhall.com has recently written an article explaining the reasoning behind including federally-funded abortion in a health reform package that is meant to save the average American moola.
What's the reason? Basically, it's utilitarian:
“If you pass the Stupak amendment, more children will be born, and therefore it will cost us millions more. That’s one of the arguments I’ve been hearing. . . . Money is their hang-up. Is this how we now value life in America? If money is the issue – come on, we can find room in the budget. This is life we’re talking about.” ~Bart Stupak on his Democratic Colleagues
In all honesty, Bart Stupak would have been a hero if he had not gone to vote for the health care reform bill. But he went against his own principles, and that is unacceptable.
Read the rest of the article here.