President Obama promised Americans last year that if we liked the insurance we had then, we could keep it. Thanks to Bart Stupak, that promise now only applies to men.
After the election, some predicted that abortion would cease to be a contentious issue in America. The reaction to the Stupak Amendment — on both sides of the issue — shows how wrong those people were.
As disturbing as the trade-in of abortion rights for healthcare reform is, it now looks like House Democrats won't let abortion coverage go down without a fight.
House Democrats are pretty much ready to get started debating the monster healthcare reform bill, except for those conservatives who are trying to seize the opportunity to block more women's access to abortion.