Stupak's Abortion Amendment Still Draws Jeers

The Michigan Democrat fought to strip abortion funding from healthcare legislation.

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Abortion-rights activists are still hopping mad over Michigan Democratic Rep. Bart Stupak's fight to strip abortion funding out of President Obama's healthcare reform, now the law of the land. The latest hisses came during a Planned Parenthood event earlier this month to cheer two "Champions for Women's Health," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow. The jeers came when Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards mentioned Stupak in a crowd heavy with his home-state Michiganders, drawing jeers including, "Why does he have to be from Michigan?" and "Disgrace."

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