Sean Parnell on Abortion
Vetoes child healthcare legislation that has abortion funds
I want to be able to provide those services. But if your governor doesn't stand for life and liberty, as he understands it in his conscience, then you don't have a governor.
Bill 13 was an expansion of the Denali KidCare program, the state children's
health insurance program that covers low-income children and pregnant women.
Due to a 1993 court order, Alaska is required to fund abortions determined medically necessary if it is to fund any health services at all.
Source: Prospect.org, "Battle Over Abortion"
, Jun 10, 2011
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