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    Coat Hanger Lobby thrilled with Health Care Reform Abortion deal

    WASHINGTON – The Powerful Coat Hanger Lobby celebrated a huge victory over the weekend, as the Senate’s Health Care Reform Bill passed the House of Representatives.

    While Democrats have also cheered the passage of the bill – which could get 30 million more Americans health care coverage – the Coat Hanger Lobby was especially thrilled with deal that will not allow poor women to receive abortions.

    As promised by Barack Obama in a deal with Dem. Rep. Bart Stupak, individuals that are receiving federal assistance who want abortion coverage will have to purchase the coverage using private funds.

    For Coat Hanger Lobbyist Tim Johnson, it was a sweet victory.

    “The Coat Hanger Industry has fought for years to be used as a top tool for poor people needing abortions,” said Johnson. “This will once again put Coat Hangers near the top of the Abortion procedure world.

    While denying coverage for abortions is not in the bill, President Barack Obama has promised to issue an Executive Order that will not allow women seeking abortions to use federal monies for the procedure.

    “There is some question that underneath in this bill, that somehow, you could pay for abortions with the new funds being appropriated for the community health centers,” said Stupak. “That is not possible with this executive order.”

    Johnson couldn’t contain his glee.

    “This is just a great day for all of us,” said Johnson. “The Coat Hanger Industry is officially stimulated.”


    Crossposted at William K. Wolfrum Chronicles

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