Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Does the ACA Fund Abortion?

We have received several inquires about the recent articles purporting the availability of $1 abortions in “Obamacare.”  The contents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been particularly misconstrued, and polls have indicated that a majority of Americans do not know or understand what is actually in the ACA. The Supreme Court determined the legality of the bill itself.  It is important to look at the facts and not listen to the rhetoric.  One thing is for sure.  As pro-life Democrats, under the leadership of Congressman Bart Stupak, we worked very hard to include clear and concise language that will not allow Federal funds to be used for abortion. Abortions will not...

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Abortion and Key Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by Thomas C. Berg*

Abortion and Key Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Thomas C. Berg* The effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on abortion has been the subject of much controversy, and pro-life members of Congress who voted for PPACA have received strong criticism as well as strong praise.  This memorandum has three purposes.  First, it provides a brief reminder that PPACA contains many provisions reflecting pro-life values and having pro-life effects.  Second, it assesses the two major criticisms of PPACA concerning abortion raised by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  Although the USCCB has been the most...

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