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FactCheck.org: House Bill Authorizes Coverage of "All Abortions" Under Obamacare

3:04 PM, Aug 24, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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President Obama said on Saturday:

"Some are also saying that coverage for abortions would be mandated under reform. Also false. When it comes to the current ban on using tax dollars for abortions, nothing will change under reform."

FactCheck.org reported on Friday:

"As for the House bill as it stands now, it's a matter of fact that it would allow both a "public plan" and newly subsidized private plans to cover all abortions."

The House bill would mandate the establishment of at least one insurance plan that covers elective abortions in every regional health-care "exchange" for federally-subsidized plans. Who's "bearing false witness" about the health-care bill again?