Abortion and Precedent

Abortion and Precedent

Abortion and Precedent

Science, technology, and life.
Dec. 8 2009 10:16 AM

Abortion and Precedent

For the House as a whole, the decision to accept the Stupak amendment against abortion funding wasn't about morality. It was about vote counting. You do what you have to do to get the bill through. And guess what? In the Senate, pro-choice Democrats don't necessarily have to accept the same amendment. The only precedent that really lasts is getting your way if you can.

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