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Senate Proceeding on Jan 29th, 2009 :: 1:15:00 to 1:18:10
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Barbara Boxer

1:14:56 to 1:15:17( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the presidin objection, so ordered. mr. hatch: i'm feel very blessed to have these two very strong democrats willing to see what i've been saying about this and willing to support unborn kids

Barbara Boxer

1:15:00 to 1:18:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

1:15:18 to 1:15:39( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: they are human life. and that a child health insurance program bill ough cover. with that, i know that senator bunning is here, and i will yield the floor. mrs. boxer: mr. president, if i might have senator bunning speaks. the presiding officer: the senator from california is recognized. mrs. boxer: yes, thank you.

Barbara Boxer

1:15:40 to 1:16:03( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: because some of the things that are said over here. and by the way, we'll have whole list of republicans helping us. let me say this. to stand up and say that we're pitting a woman against her child when we support this bill that covers -- makes eligible for coverage every pregnant woman is simply a hurtful and

Barbara Boxer

1:16:04 to 1:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: untrue remark. especial who adores her children and her grandkids. and i take great offense it's the opposite. this amendment separates a woman from her child because instead of saying a pregnant woman, you're saying

Barbara Boxer

1:16:26 to 1:16:46( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: you're covering the unborn child. and what about the woman? she's not even mentioned. i take offense at that line of attack. we say when you cover a pregnant woman, you cover her child. you cover that fetus from the moment that woman goes to get

Barbara Boxer

1:16:47 to 1:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: health care. what my friend does is separate the woman from her child by saying, we're going to give the child health care while the child is in the womb. don't even mention the woman. don't even mention the woman. so who accept rating the woman from her child? -- so who's separating the woman from her child? again, it is very clear that

Barbara Boxer

1:17:09 to 1:17:29( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: this is about the debate. and as many times as my friend says -- and i raises my state again. so let me say again, yes, many states did provide health care under this dinition of unborn child. they had no choice, mr. president, because president

Barbara Boxer

1:17:30 to 1:17:51( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: bush put a regulation in place, and if my state wanted to help pregnant women, they would to choice but to help them under that particular regulation. what we're doing today is saying to states, you don't have to get into the abortion debate. if a woman is poor and she's eligible for medicaid and she's

Barbara Boxer

1:17:52 to 1:18:13( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: pregnant, she gets the health care as carrying. so don't say that those of us who vote against this amendment are separating women and children. it is the total opposite. for whatever reason, under that

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