Under the new abortion provisions, states can opt out of allowing plans to cover abortion in the new insurance exchanges the bill would set up, to serve individuals who lack coverage through their jobs. Plus, enrollees in plans that do cover abortion procedures would pay for the coverage with separate checks -- one for abortion, one for the rest of any health-care services.So it wasn't enough to cave on abortion coverage, Reid had to bribe him with funding not available to the other 49 states. It's time for Nelson and Reid to go!
Nelson secured full federal funding for his state to expand Medicaid coverage to all individuals below 133 percent of the federal poverty level. Other states must pay a small portion of the additional cost.
These guys don't seem to realize they can't win elections without women.
If the restrictions on abortion remain in the final bill, and the president signs the bill into law, women should do one of two things: Just stay home in 2010 ... OR, run for office against sitting Democrats who take us for granted.
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