White House 'Reality Check' Site on Healthcare Silent on Abortion

The new White House 'Reality Check' site on healthcare reform is silent on abortion.

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country

Checking out the White House's new "Reality Check" Web site on health insurance reform, I'm struck that it doesn't mention abortion.

Officially launched yesterday, the site aims to counter what the White House calls "rumors and scare tactics" and "a lot of the outrageous claims floating around" regarding the Democrats' healthcare reform proposals. With Democrats claiming that one of the biggest myths about those proposals is that they'll use taxpayer money to cover abortions, I'm surprised that the White House site is mum on the issue.

The site tackles allegations that the Democrats' healthcare plan will finance euthanasia, lead to healthcare rationing, force people to give up their current healthcare plans, burden small business, and cut Medicare. I wonder what's behind the silence on abortion.

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