Abortion supporters spent an inordinate amount of time claiming public funding of abortion wasn't included in any of the healthcare bills before House pro-lifers added an amendment specifying there would be no public funding in its healthcare bill.
Now pro-aborts claim that not forcing taxpayers to fund abortions is equivalent to a ban. I'm not going to post their despicable ad but you can see it here. And, their employing the illegal back-alley abortion myth to motivate their <strike>lie</strike> cause.
Meanwhile, President Obama is following hook, line and sinker by vowing to remove the "controversial" pro-life Amendment:
White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod suggested Sunday that President Obama will intervene to make sure a controversial amendment restricting federal funding for abortion coverage is stripped from final health care reform legislation.
FRCBlog has more.
In doing so, the president would be heeding the call of abortion rights supporters like Planned Parenthood that have called the White House their "strongest weapon" in keeping such restrictions out of the bill.