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Whatever you think of health care reform, Christians should unite on keeping federal money from paying for abortion. This is a bi-partisan effort. A Torrey Honors alum who works in Washington in an email:

Sorry to bother all of you on a crisp autumn morning and sorry for the
mass email, but I need to break into your early morning reveries with
politics: please, if you possibly can -  CALL your US Representative and
ask them to support the pro-life Stupak-Pitts amendment to health care!!

After months and months of making the case that any kind of health care
reform should at the very least not increase the amount of lives hurt and
destroyed by abortion, (no matter whether apart from that you’re for or
against the current proposal) the Democrat leadership has finally been
forced to allow a vote. The numbers are exactly on the line with no one
knowing how such a vote will turn out, so every Member that even remotely
might vote pro-life on something like the Hyde Amendment or overseas
funding should be contacted and urged to vote the pro-life position. Right
now, the vote is expected late today or tomorrow. Especially if you live
in a district where the Member is not a solid pro-lifer (Souder, Boehner,
Jordan and Herger for instance are all 100% pro-life), please call and ask
them to vote for bi-partisan Stupak-Pitts amendment.

Even if your Representative is solid (or you don’t have one!), please
pray. This may seem like “just politics as usual”, but if a vote is
allowed today and it is defeated, it’s over. We lose our case and any
further influence in the health care debate. If health care reform then
passes, thousands more will be spent on funding abortion and thousands
more babies will die - by our hand, with our money. Please God, may it not
be so.

If you don’t know your representative go [ ]here, and once you know
their name even if you don’t know their direct number, just call (they
won’t get the emails until too late) 202-224-3121 and the Congressional
operator will direct you to their office.

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