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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 6:00:50 to 6:02:25
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Rosa L. DeLauro

6:00:46 to 6:01:06( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: american people, that will the government out of the business of promoting abortion as health care and support this amendment. gentleman reserves hisime. the gentlelady from colorado. ms. degette: i yield one minute connecticut, ms. delauro. the spker pro tempore: the

Rosa L. DeLauro

6:00:50 to 6:02:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

6:01:07 to 6:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: gentlelady is recognize. ms. delauro: this bill attempts an unprecedented overreach of women's basic rights and freedoms in this country. abortion is a matter of conscience. on both sides of the debat and it goes to the very heart

Rosa L. DeLauro

6:01:29 to 6:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: of our belief, as citizens and as legislators, this amendment takes away that same freedom of conscience from america's women. it prohibits them from access to an abortion, even if th pay for it with their own money. it invades women's personal decisions, discriminates

Rosa L. DeLauro

6:01:50 to 6:02:13( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: against working women and put simply, violates the law of the land. access to quality, affordable health care coverage is a question of life or death for millions of americans. we should not be divisive and polarizing issue into our debate. the best vote for life

Rosa L. DeLauro

6:02:14 to 6:02:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: make today would be to pass the critical reforms america has asked for because that's what we need. i urge my colleagues ooppose th amendment. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired.

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