ADVERTISEMENT

Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ)
Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ)

(Washington, DC) Today, the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) called on Congress to immediately pass the Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act introduced today by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ). The bill would require clear disclosure of abortion coverage for each plan offered on the health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act.

“The Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act addresses just one of the many clandestine abortion funding problems in Obamcare,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “Without this legislation, millions of Americans are likely to be unknowingly enrolled in health plans that include abortion coverage. Enrollees will not know they must pay an ‘abortion surcharge’ – that will go into an abortion slush fund – until it is too late. Obamacare is an all-out assault on conscience rights and we’re thankful to the pro-life Members of Congress likes Reps. Chris Smith and Dan Lipinski working to stop it.”

Research done by the Charlotte Lozier Institute revealing a complete lack of transparency regarding abortion coverage in the Multi-State Exchanges was cited in Rep. Smith’s “Dear Colleague” letter announcing introduction of the bill. Lozier researchers called numerous health plans offered as a part of the newly created Multi-State Exchanges to determine which plans offered abortion and discovered it was nearly impossible for individuals to know which plans force enrollees to pay a mandatory abortion surcharge.

The Charlotte Lozier Institute has also released a new study which finds that between 71,000 and 111,500 additional abortions per year could be heavily subsidized by taxpayers via federal premium tax credits of the Multi State Plans and Medicaid expansion in Obamacare.

Subscribe For Latest Updates

Sign up to receive stimulating conservative Christian commentary in your inbox.

Invalid email address
We promise not to spam you. You can unsubscribe at any time.
1 comment
  1. I commend Republican Representative Chris Smith of New Jersey for his many years of dedication and effort on behalf of pre-born children. Obamacare, by its very roots, associations and nature is designed as a program favorable to the leftist culture of death, including abortion.

Comments are closed.

You May Also Like

Fox News’ Major Garrett Goes to The Front Row

Yesterday afternoon The White House Correspondents’ Association voted unanimously to move Fox…

Persecuted Movie Review: Thanksgiving Turkey Comes Early

Back when my wife and I would often go to movies with…

The “Back-up Guys”: The Vice Presidential Debate (and the Election) for Kids

Parents can use last night’s Vice Presidential debate and the rest of the election to teach their kids about their role as future voters.

Beck Bashing or Flock Defending?

Over the last six or nine months I have been growing ever…