Senator Burris' Memorial Day Surprise: Abortions Return to Military Hospitals?
]By Deacon Keith Fournier
*]Catholic Online (www.catholic.org*)
It seems that Senator Burris has some influential friends in the Culture of Death Lobby.
Right before the Holiday when America paused to honor those who have died in the Defense of our True Freedoms, Senator Roland Burris offered an amendment - in a closed Senate Armed Services Committee meeting - which will turn our military hospitals around the whole world into abortion mills. The personnel would be forced to provide abortions, to kill our first neighbors, children in the womb, for any reason, at any age or stage. The Burris amendment removes Section 1093(b)1 of Title 10 of the U.S. Code.
This Anti-Right to Life amendment, which will result in the killing of children in the womb on military bases, was drafted so as to require 60 votes to strip it from the overall legislation. It was intentionally woven into a complex piece of defense funding legislation.
WASHINGTON, DC (Catholic Online) - Sen. Roland Burris is the Democrat from Illinois who replaced now President Barrack Obama in the United States Senate. His appointment was surrounded by controversy. It was caught up in the alleged appointment for favors debacle involving former Governor Rod Blagojevich who is now on trial for corruption.