I'm not sending this to rile you up or to gloat over the bill that passed last night. If anything, I'd like to assuage some of the angst and/or trepidation about that bill. It was interesting that so much of the drama last night came from anti-abortion Dems (yes, there is such a thing).
Universal health care coverage leads to a reduction in the abortion rate, confirming what many have long suspected but have never before been able to prove in the United States.A new report in the new england journal of medicine reveals that the abortion rate declined in the first two years after massachusetts implemented health care reform, writes jess arons. read more from the center for american progress at: <http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2010/03/arons_abortion_health_care.html>.