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Catholic Bishops: Just Say No to Obamacare and Taxpayer-Funding of Abortion

6:29 PM, Mar 12, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Richard Doerflinger, associate director of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that the USCCB is sounding the alarm to vote against the health care bill. "It looks like the House leadership's just going to try to jam this bill through the House without fixing any of the problems on abortion, so we'll have to oppose it," says Doerflinger. "We're getting out our alerts by fax and email."

The message? "It's basically: Vote 'no,'" says Doerflinger, "if they bring forward the legislation without fixing the problems on life and conscience."

Doerflinger debunks the pro-Obamacare talking point that the Senate bill doesn't fund abortion here.

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