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Why Obama Misleads on Abortion Coverage


The plan’s provisions on abortion aren’t popular. That’s why he keeps denying they are what they are. Both women and men oppose funding abortion in health-care reform. Even among Democrats, more people say that abortion funding makes them less likely to support Obama’s plan than say that it makes them more supportive. The opposition to abortion funding is intense–and surely more so in the districts of vulnerable Democrats than the national poll linked above suggests.


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