Here’s the roll call on Senator Martinez’s attempt to re-instate the Mexico City Policy. His amendment failed 60-37. The only Democrat to vote for it was Nebraska’s Ben Nelson. Bob Casey, Jr. voted against the amendment along with various pro-choice Republicans.
A new bill has been introduced in South Dakota is aimed at Planned Parenthood’s practice of flying in abortionists. The bill would “require that a doctor performing an abortion in the state be available for a two-hour period on the day before the scheduled abortion for consultation with the patient in the same city where the abortion will be performed. Under the bill, failure to do so would be a Class 1 misdemeanor.”
Serge and Scott have Epdisode 1 of their podcast at the Life Training Institute Blog.
Crosswalk is posting parts of a sermon Albert Mohler preached on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday entitled “What’s Make Abortion Plausible? What Makes Abortion Unthinkable?”. Here’s parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Amy Sullivan in Time Magazine has a piece about the whole contraception/stimulus debate. I’ve yet to read anything resembling a sound argument about how this provision would have done anything to stimulate the economy or how saving states’ Medicaid money stimulates the economy.