Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.
With these votes, Congress has failed its most fundamental responsibility of representing the American people.
National Right to Life Committee
The executive order promised by President Obama was issued for political effect. It changes nothing. It does not correct any of the serious pro-abortion provisions in the bill.
Concerned Women for America
Mr. Stupak apparently talked himself into believing that a president can change the law by the use of executive orders. A president does not have that authority.
Gary Bauer, American Values
Yesterday, Stupak sold out his pro-life values for an executive order from the most pro-abortion president in history.
Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum
Any formerly pro-life Democrat who voted “yes” on the Senate health care bill tonight will be forever remembered as being among the deciding votes which facilitated the largest expansion of abortion services since Roe v. Wade.
Tony Perkins, Family Research Council
Those few pro-life Democrats that would place the fate of the unborn in the hands of the president will be placing their own political fate in those same hands, secured only by a promise that runs counter to everything he has said and done.
Americans United for Life
The White House’s proposed executive order to “deal” with the abortion problems in the bill reveals that the president will not even attempt to ensure that there is no federal funding for abortion.