In short, this amendment presents Congress with the very straightforward question whether it is the task of our federal government to directly promote and facilitate elective abortions. During the recent health care reform debate, the President and congressional leadership assured us that they agree it is not. The Senate should not approve this legislation until the original version of 10 U.S.C. §1093 is restored, maintaining the longstanding current policy on abortion as the House version of this legislation has already done.
Read the entire letter here..
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Bishops Urge Senate to Remove Abortion Amendment from Defense Bill
The Catholic Key blog has the details about a letter Cardinal DiNardo wrote to Senators. Here is a snip: