Senate Should Maintain Fair and Balanced Conscience Clause Provisions on Abortion Services Coverage in Health Reform Bill

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There are three main reasons that the conscience clause contained in section 1303 of the Senate healthcare reform bill — and not the conscience clauses in the House of Representatives\' version of the bill — should be included in the final bill:

First, the Senate bill puts women's right to healthcare first without compromising conscience rights, while the House bill puts anti-choice ideology ahead of health.

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