Dems Vote To Force Healthcare Providers to Perform Abortions
April 02, 2009, by Gateway Pundit
Senate Democrats voted down the Coburn Amendment #828 tonight.
The amendment’s purpose stated:
To protect the freedom of conscience for patients and the right of health care providers to serve patients without violating their moral and religious convictions.
The vote was 41 to 56 against the amendment.
Senators Snowe, Collins and Specter voted with democrats on the amendment.
The Coburn Amendment would protect healthcare providers who chose not to perform abortions on moral or religious grounds.
Democrats voted this down.
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