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Obamacare Allows Abortion Funding, Doesn’t Cover Pregnancies to [age] 26
Life News ^ | 8/7/12 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 08/07/2012 4:49:40 PM PDT by wagglebee

That the Obamacare law contains no safeguards protecting taxpayers from being forced to fund abortions is very clear and it also contains the HHS mandate forcing religious groups to fund or refer for abortion-causing drugs and birth control.

But a new report in the Washington Post by Michelle Andrews indicates Obamacare covers children up to age 26 — but not for pregnancy.

The health-care overhaul provides a safety net for young adult children, who can now stay on their parents’ health plans until they reach age 26. But it doesn’t guarantee that their parents’ plan will cover a common medical condition that many young women face: pregnancy.

Group health plans with 15 or more workers are required to provide maternity benefits for employees and their spouses under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. But other dependents of employees aren’t covered by the law, so companies don’t have to provide maternity coverage for them.

Although hard numbers aren’t available on how many companies don’t provide dependent maternity benefits, “I would say it’s common,” says Dania Palanker, a senior health policy adviser at the National Women’s Law Center. And the number could grow with the recent expansion of coverage to children under age 26, she says.

So just how many insurance plans that will likely provide abortion or birth control coverage don’t provide maternity coverage for dependents up to 26 years of age?

Dan Priga, who heads the performance audit group for Mercer, a human resources consulting company, estimates that roughly 70 percent of companies that pay their employees’ health-care claims directly choose not to provide dependent maternity benefits.

Andrews goes on to case profile some women who were denied coverage. As pro-life attorney Matthew Clark of the ACLJ explains, Obamacare allows for a myriad of abortion funding — a horrendous contradiction.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; abortion; democrats; moralabsolutes; obama; obamacare; prolife; socialisthealthcare
It's crystal clear that ALL pregnancies should end in abortion.
1 posted on 08/07/2012 4:49:48 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/07/2012 4:51:19 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 08/07/2012 4:52:25 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

But Muslims are exempt from Obamacare, are they not?


4 posted on 08/07/2012 5:01:46 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: wagglebee

If Satan designed a President, how would his result differ from Obama? I honestly can’t think of much he would change.


5 posted on 08/07/2012 5:15:49 PM PDT by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: Campion

Stalin killed millions in artificial famine, as class enemies, or his own junior henchmen; started several aggressive wars before Hitler paid him the same coin, and had half Europe under occupation for 40+ years.

And he legalized abortion as well, Russia’s principal method of birth control.

Yeah, we could have something like this too, but not yet. In Stalin, Russia exchanged one leader of occupation government for another; the Russian people had no control over their destiny since the Czar was murdered. Obama, we elected in competitive elections; there is a good chance we’ll re-elect him, too. THAT is a scary thought worth pondering.


6 posted on 08/07/2012 5:26:10 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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To: wagglebee

I am pretty sure that Obama thinks of pregnancies as a punishment.


7 posted on 08/07/2012 5:33:59 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: wagglebee

This law has GOT to be repealed,,,the hell with repeal and replace...just get rid of it.


8 posted on 08/07/2012 5:46:27 PM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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9 posted on 08/07/2012 7:02:42 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o
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To: narses; SunkenCiv; neverdem

Sobering.

But again, we need to get an answer to this question:

“2300 pages.
We know who passed Pelosi’s bill.
But, Who WROTE Pelosi’s bill?”


10 posted on 08/07/2012 8:11:23 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: wagglebee

Doesn’t cover pregnancies?

There is another strike against the God-planned and blessed family


11 posted on 08/07/2012 10:45:02 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

I have always wondered who wrote this tirade against humanity, too. Many a committee?

Some day we will find out.


12 posted on 08/07/2012 10:47:00 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Adder

Do they cover HIV treatment for dependent children up to 26?


13 posted on 08/08/2012 4:27:14 PM PDT by virgin (Don't screw with me.)
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To: Adder

Do they cover HIV treatment for dependent children up to 26?


14 posted on 08/08/2012 4:27:30 PM PDT by virgin (Don't screw with me.)
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