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Obama quietly signs abortion order
MSNBC ^ | 3/24/2010 | AP staff

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; behidecloseddoors; benishek; coward; fraud; metrosexual; obamacare; stupak; tranparency; transparencymybutt
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1 posted on 03/24/2010 3:38:46 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: KTM rider

You LIE!


2 posted on 03/24/2010 3:39:29 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: KTM rider

notice the inferrence to the threat of Abortion Clinic violence non-sequiter interjection


3 posted on 03/24/2010 3:40:15 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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To: KTM rider

“ensure passage of historic health care legislation...”

They can’t help themselves...it was HISTORIC...well, so was Pearl Harbor, you awholes.


4 posted on 03/24/2010 3:40:58 PM PDT by jessduntno (B. Hussein Obama...I look at him and think, in the words of Biden, "Big F***ing deal.")
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To: jessduntno

I am pretty sure they will find a loophole to wiggle around this


5 posted on 03/24/2010 3:45:07 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........tell me this really isn't happening ! !)
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To: KTM rider
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.

Vain, touchy little thing, isn't he? Nobody likes paying up, but when the time comes, be a man about it, Dumbo.

6 posted on 03/24/2010 3:45:42 PM PDT by SamuraiScot
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To: KTM rider
a small group of anti-abortion Democratic lawmakers

Just can't bring themselves to say "pro-life", can they?

7 posted on 03/24/2010 3:45:46 PM PDT by Bernard (One if by Land, Two if by Sea, Three if by Government)
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To: KTM rider

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!


8 posted on 03/24/2010 3:47:05 PM PDT by cranked
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To: KTM rider

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.


9 posted on 03/24/2010 3:49:56 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: KTM rider

What is the wording for this executive order?


10 posted on 03/24/2010 3:52:09 PM PDT by Theo (May Rome decrease and Christ increase.)
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To: KTM rider

And, there is the loophole, who or what determines what is elective abortions?


11 posted on 03/24/2010 3:55:30 PM PDT by Know et al (Everything I know I read in the newspaper and that's the reason for my ignorance: Will Rogers)
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To: KTM rider

Definitely NOT a big $%@#ing deal...


12 posted on 03/24/2010 3:57:03 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: KTM rider

OBOZO doesn’t like being photographed or Televised while physically and officially paying a Bribe! It could prove incriminating!!.......:-)


13 posted on 03/24/2010 4:01:08 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Great President George W. Bush!!)
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To: KTM rider

“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.


14 posted on 03/24/2010 4:02:56 PM PDT by Boucheau
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To: True Republican Patriot

He said he was a christian.!!! A bold face liar to america


15 posted on 03/24/2010 4:03:25 PM PDT by truthbetold11 (truthbetold11)
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To: KTM rider

He signed it in invisible ink. He wants abortion and he wants us to pay for it.


16 posted on 03/24/2010 4:04:29 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: KTM rider
“Anything but jubilant, President Barack Obama awkwardly kept a promise...”

It must really pain him to sign something like this. Saving unborn babies is SO against everything he stands for.

17 posted on 03/24/2010 4:06:18 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: KTM rider

Man.... it is going to be one Helluva lot of turnover in DC in November.


18 posted on 03/24/2010 4:08:14 PM PDT by Danae ( The sleeping Giant is awake)
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To: KTM rider

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.


19 posted on 03/24/2010 4:12:35 PM PDT by UnChained ( I am sending you out as sheep among wolves; so be as cunning as serpents and as innocent as doves)
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To: UnChained

0bama is extremely EVIL!


20 posted on 03/24/2010 4:16:11 PM PDT by unkus
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To: KTM rider

Oh, please. This constitutional messiah knows that an executive order will not overrule the law of the land—and stupid knew it too.


21 posted on 03/24/2010 4:16:15 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Gabrial

....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...


22 posted on 03/24/2010 4:21:35 PM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: KTM rider

President Cockroach.


23 posted on 03/24/2010 4:27:09 PM PDT by bergmeid (Gas up the truck and pedal to the metal!)
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To: KTM rider

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.


24 posted on 03/24/2010 4:27:10 PM PDT by Elsiejay (.)
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To: Danae

I pray it is so... I hope that it is so... but I have grave doubts.

LLS


25 posted on 03/24/2010 4:29:45 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Wolverine)
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To: Danae; All

“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! ;)


26 posted on 03/24/2010 4:31:07 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save the Earth. It's the only planet with Chocolate.)
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To: KTM rider
pledging the administration would not allow federal funds to pay for elective abortions covered by private insurance . . .

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.

27 posted on 03/24/2010 4:31:52 PM PDT by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Um what about the billions of federal dollars that fund Planned Parenthood, the BIGGEST provider of abortions?!!!!


28 posted on 03/24/2010 4:35:25 PM PDT by a real Sheila (3-21-10 The first shot of the 2nd American Revolution!)
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To: SamuraiScot
Vain, touchy little thing, isn't he? Nobody likes paying up, but when the time comes, be a man about it, Dumbo.

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.

29 posted on 03/24/2010 4:38:41 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: KTM rider

He’ll probably be even quieter when he signs the E.O. lifting the ban.


30 posted on 03/24/2010 4:39:06 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim (In the War on Terror, there is no place to run from here.)
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To: jenk

Ping


31 posted on 03/24/2010 4:39:26 PM PDT by Sergeant Tim (In the War on Terror, there is no place to run from here.)
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To: truthbetold11

Not according to this....

Obama Admits He Is A Muslim
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCAffMSWSzY&feature=player_embedded

It’s about 10 minutes, it will turn your stomach, but is well worth watching. People need to know where he’s coming from.


32 posted on 03/24/2010 4:41:29 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: KTM rider

Did Present Obortion sign it on an Etch-A-Sketch, so he could erase it 5 minutes later?


33 posted on 03/24/2010 4:43:42 PM PDT by Batman11 (Sarah Palin: "Illegal immigrants are called illegal for a reason!")
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34 posted on 03/24/2010 4:47:56 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: KTM rider

..and he will probably quietly unsign it also!


35 posted on 03/24/2010 4:51:59 PM PDT by Yorktownpatriot
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To: KTM rider

Totally unconstitutional, an EO has no authority to change a law.


36 posted on 03/24/2010 4:58:45 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Know et al

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.


37 posted on 03/24/2010 5:00:42 PM PDT by homegroan (Proud member of the Hoi Polloi......ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM..... -that's 4U Dad!))
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To: Theo

“What is the wording for this executive order?”

Check here...

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/executive-order-patient-protection-and-affordable-care-acts-consistency-with-longst


38 posted on 03/24/2010 5:04:36 PM PDT by deks (So will Obama sign a bill that requires native Hawaiians to show a birth certificate?)
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To: KTM rider

“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.


39 posted on 03/24/2010 5:07:37 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: razbinn

Wow, brutal. That’s about the gist.


40 posted on 03/24/2010 5:13:52 PM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - Keep on Tea Partiers - party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: KTM rider
*whispering* "I still don't
think he likes us."

Angel babies
41 posted on 03/24/2010 5:15:07 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: freeangel

Video: Stupak Has Lied About Healthcare Vote All Along

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2476330/posts

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.


42 posted on 03/24/2010 5:17:04 PM PDT by Son House ("Warning! Warning!" "That does not compute" "Danger, Will Robinson!""Oh, the pain...the pain!")
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To: KTM rider

Obama quietly signs abortion order

43 posted on 03/24/2010 5:18:02 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: KTM rider

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....


44 posted on 03/24/2010 5:36:54 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Danae

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.


45 posted on 03/24/2010 5:47:19 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (The Obama Doctrine in 6 words - Embolden Enemies, Abandon Allies, WEAKEN AMERICA.)
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To: KTM rider
President Barack Obama awkwardly kept a promise . . .

This sentence says it all. Keeping promises is awkward for Obama.

46 posted on 03/24/2010 5:59:01 PM PDT by Hoodat (For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: unkus

Evil can not stand the Light!

Get your flashlights and searchlights out spiritual Warriors!!!


47 posted on 03/24/2010 6:01:30 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: KTM rider

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.


48 posted on 03/24/2010 6:05:12 PM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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Obamadarkness.

Forest Gump asking, "What's an Obama Mama?"

49 posted on 03/24/2010 6:07:02 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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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...


50 posted on 03/24/2010 6:09:32 PM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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