Abortions in Military Hospitals


 A position paper by Americans United for Life explains why passage of legislation to allow abortions in military hospitals, both in the United States and overseas, would be demoralizing for the military and should be defeated:

“Since the law does not distinguish between overseas and domestic military facilities, the effect of the Burris amendment would be world-wide. It will turn our military medical facilities, both domestic and overseas, into abortion clinics. And American tax payers will be footing the bill by paying for these military facilities, additional equipment, and the use of needed military personnel to perform abortions.”

Bob Maginnis also has explained the disturbing details of how this legislation would demoralize military medical personnel, and contradict the “promise” that President Obama made when the massive health care bill was approved by a few legislators thought to be pro-life: