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House Democrat Says Health Care Bill With Cover Abortion
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David Brody has posted video of Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California admitting that health care legislation would cover abortion.

Here’s a transcript of the exchange, which kicks in around the 6:51 mark:

QUESTION: “[This is a ] health care plan that is covering abortion, which we know that over 90% of abortions are purely elective, not medically necessary. Why is this being covered when abortion is clearly not health care?”

REP. LOFGREN: “[This is a] basic benefit plan developed by, um, health professionals… I am sure Abortion will be covered as a benefit by one or more of the health care plans available to Americans, and I think it should be…I will say this, that we have made sure that the federal contribution will not pay for that procedure.”

Jim Antle explained earlier this week why, in practice, it would be impossible to prevent taxpayer funds from subsidizing abortions under Obamacare.

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