As the Family Research Council (FRC) discovered while reviewing healthcare plans in the D.C. health exchange, it is almost impossible for consumers to get accurate information regarding which plans cover elective abortion. The Maryland Health Exchange is turning out to be no different.
I received a call this week from representatives of the D.C. Health Benefit Exchange in response to my article published by Townhall.com in which I outlined my journey to discover which plans under the D.C. health exchange exclude elective abortion coverage.
Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, many pro-life leaders and others with moral objections to having elective abortion covered in their health care plans were concerned that they would be forced into purchasing health plans that cover abortion. It turns out their concerns were well-founded.
Allowing pain-capable children to be dismembered in the womb is an overt violation of human dignity. In this country, of all countries, we can and must do better.
The horrors that have been revealed by witnesses in the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell are almost unspeakable. It appears the disgusting conditions found at his facility were just the tip of the iceberg.
The Obama administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have announced yet another proposal to “accommodate” religious freedom under the HHS contraception mandate. If nothing else, this appears to be a concession that last year’s much-touted “accommodation” was insufficient.
In the days leading up to the 40th commemoration of Roe v. Wade, the pro-life cause is winning the legal war against America’s largest abortion provider. As reported recently in the Texas Tribune, the State of Texas has won round one in the battle to defund abortion providers.