Friday, July 15, 2011

Obama-Couric healthcare interview, abortion question

Obama-Couric healthcare interview, abortion question Video Clips. Duration : 0.88 Mins.

Katie Couric: Do you favor a government option that would cover abortions? President Obama: What I think is important, at this stage, is not trying to micromanage what benefits are covered. Because I think we're still trying to get a framework. And my main focus is making sure that people have the options of high quality care at the lowest possible price. As you know, I'm pro choice. But I think we also have a tradition of, in this town, historically, of not financing abortions as part of government funded health care. Rather than wade into that issue at this point, I think that it's appropriate for us to figure out how to just deliver on the cost savings, and not get distracted by the abortion debate at this station. Full video: Transcript: Prayer for our Nation's Health Care Reform ( Lord Jesus, you are the Divine Physician, And the source of all life and health. Guide our nation at this critical moment, As our government seeks health care reforms. Give our elected officials the humility to know That they are servants, not masters. Give them the wisdom to realize That every life has equal value. Give them the strength to resist the idea That some lives can be sacrificed to save others Or that killing the unborn is a part of health care. Give your people the courage to speak up And to hold public officials accountable for their actions. Save us, Lord Jesus, from a culture of death, And let every reform in our public ...

Keywords: barack obama, katie couric, cbc, healthcare, health care, abortion, pro-life, pro-choice, human life, life, sanctity, prayer

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