Skip to comments.Obama quietly signs abortion order
Posted on 03/24/2010 3:38:46 PM PDT by KTM rider
20 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Anything but jubilant, President Barack Obama awkwardly kept a promise Wednesday he made to ensure passage of historic health care legislation, pledging the administration would not allow federal funds to pay for elective abortions covered by private insurance.
Unlike Tuesday, when a beaming Obama signed the health care law in a nationally televised ceremony interrupted repeatedly by applause, the White House refused to permit coverage of the event. It occurred in the Oval Office in the presence of a small group of anti-abortion Democratic lawmakers who had extracted the commitment over the weekend. The president supports abortion rights.
The political maneuvering occurred as the FBI announced it was investigating threats received by about 10 Democratic lawmakers in recent days in apparent connection with the intensely controversial health care law.
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notice the inferrence to the threat of Abortion Clinic violence non-sequiter interjection
“ensure passage of historic health care legislation...”
They can’t help themselves...it was HISTORIC...well, so was Pearl Harbor, you awholes.
I am pretty sure they will find a loophole to wiggle around this
Vain, touchy little thing, isn't he? Nobody likes paying up, but when the time comes, be a man about it, Dumbo.
Just can't bring themselves to say "pro-life", can they?
He did it in quiet and among those alleged oxymoron-ridden “pro-life” Dems because he, as with many Constitutional lawyers and scholars know: the EO does not trump law and the law was passed Sunday night.
Stupak and his gang are not “pro-life” and for he and them to assert otherwise is flat out and simply a LIE!
IIRC, doesn’t this signature amount to squat since an EO cannot override Congressional legislation enacted into law?
Plus, don’t they give millions to Planned Parenthood anyway, which uses the money to fund abortions?
I figure if the NAGS and the other baby killer organizations really believed this had any teeth, they’d be outside the White House with their “NARAL” signs, screaming like the harpies and banshees they are.
What is the wording for this executive order?
And, there is the loophole, who or what determines what is elective abortions?
Definitely NOT a big $%@#ing deal...
OBOZO doesn’t like being photographed or Televised while physically and officially paying a Bribe! It could prove incriminating!!.......:-)
“All threats and incidents directed against members of Congress are taken seriously and are being investigated...”
All the while we inform ourselves about your direct, unconstitutional ACTIONS against the American people—YOU TRAITORS!
This congress represents A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER to OUR Republic, and thus our way of life.
As the American Declaration of Independence in 1776 expressed it, natural law taught that the people were “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights” and could alter or abolish government “destructive” of those rights.
He said he was a christian.!!! A bold face liar to america
He signed it in invisible ink. He wants abortion and he wants us to pay for it.
It must really pain him to sign something like this. Saving unborn babies is SO against everything he stands for.
Man.... it is going to be one Helluva lot of turnover in DC in November.
Here is the loophole:
from the article...
“pledging the administration would not allow federal funds to pay for elective abortions covered by private insurance”
This means that federal funds will pay for for any abortion that isn’t covered by insurance. Therefore all abortions will be paid for.
0bama is extremely EVIL!
Oh, please. This constitutional messiah knows that an executive order will not overrule the law of the land—and stupid knew it too.
....and the willing state media is letting everyone know that Obama doesn’t like to do this but must keep his promise. So nice to have the media love our President for a change...
I believe the prohibition applies to “private insurance,” which will be driven out of the market in favor of “public” insurance that will provide mandatory coverage of abortions.
I pray it is so... I hope that it is so... but I have grave doubts.
“Man.... it is going to be one Helluva lot of turnover in DC in November.”
And there are a Helluvalotta new rooms being built in Hell right this very minute too! ;)
Instead, they will mandate that all private insurance policies cover abortion. And then there are those pesky non-elective abortions that Planned Parenthood doctors deem necessary for the health of the mother.
Um what about the billions of federal dollars that fund Planned Parenthood, the BIGGEST provider of abortions?!!!!
He'd look more like a man if he'd just suck it up and gracefully keep his promises in the public limelight instead of hiding and sulking about it.
He’ll probably be even quieter when he signs the E.O. lifting the ban.
Not according to this....
Obama Admits He Is A Muslim
It’s about 10 minutes, it will turn your stomach, but is well worth watching. People need to know where he’s coming from.
Did Present Obortion sign it on an Etch-A-Sketch, so he could erase it 5 minutes later?
..and he will probably quietly unsign it also!
Totally unconstitutional, an EO has no authority to change a law.
ELECTIVE IS the key word. None of them will be elective, trust me.
I used to work at a big insurance company when “termination of pregnancy” began to be covered and the provider was required to file the claim with a diagnosis code. They would use bogus ones like : fetal distress or maternal pathology....but they could NEVER use the word elective or the claim would be denied.
“What is the wording for this executive order?”
“Unlike Tuesday, when a beaming Obama signed the health care law in a nationally televised ceremony interrupted repeatedly by applause, the White House refused to permit coverage of the event.”
Of course. What a shame for them to defend babies against the slaughter. Unbelievable. Forget about shame, it’s a sham.
Wow, brutal. That’s about the gist.
Video: Stupak Has Lied About Healthcare Vote All Along
He never intended to vote against the legislation when it came down to final vote. Listen to this video of Bart Stupak recorded last year, when he was unaware he was being recorded.
Obama quietly signs abortion order
The way Obama seems to love Abortion, I am almost getting ready to believe the crackpot theories that he is a Reptilian and his race of lizard people love to eat fetal humans the same way some people love to eat veal.
Margret Sanger did look a bit “Reptile” like....
I sure hope you are correct Danae. Outside of FR, I haven’t heard a grumble. Though the polls say otherwise, the msm’s propaganda machine is doing one hell of a job on the ignorant masses.
I am also hopeful that amnesty isn’t pushed though, making this a moot discussion.
Godspeed in the fight for our Republic, we’re getting down to crunchtime.
This sentence says it all. Keeping promises is awkward for Obama.
Evil can not stand the Light!
Get your flashlights and searchlights out spiritual Warriors!!!
Definitely noticed that. In actuality we have no idea WHICH Dems were supposedly threatened, or what was said within the threats themselves... Obviously including it within this article gives the impression that the holdouts were the ones threatened because of this particular provision.
Part of me wonders whether the threats were from those opposed to this legislation — or if it was a “reverse psychology” type psyops action on the part of fellow Democrats... I hope the FBI agents tasked with investigating these particular threats are “good guys” who care about truth... I KNOW there are a few good men (and women) left. Let’s pray those really responsible are held accountable for their actions, and this isn’t a political witchhunt.
Forest Gump asking, "What's an Obama Mama?"
I don’t see how an E.O. that could be rescinded with the stroke of a pen by the President can override legislation passed by Congress, really. There is no assurance here.
Also — who will be tasked with making sure our tax dollars are not put into a “General Fund”, and if those dollars are put into the pot will some funds be “earmarked” not to be used for “Women’s Health Services”???
All I see this EO as is an attempt to placate some in regards to our moral objections to funding abortion. It’s a piece of paper that I can’t see holding any REAL weight...