Progressives Hit Stupak For Abortion Language

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It only took four days. Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-MI) anti-abortion provision, added to the House Democratic health care bill at the last minute, drew the ire of pro-choicers across the Democratic coalition, and now it's translated into an ad campaign against him: the Progressive Campaign Change Committee announced today that it's spending $10,000 on an online ad campaign in Michigan attacking Stupak for the amendment.

PCCC is also raising money through ActBlue to purchase more ad space and asking members to sign a petition supporting the 40 House Democrats who have pledged to vote against health care reform if it includes Stupak's language, which would prevent insurance plans offered on an exchange, or any plan purchased with the help of government subsidies, from covering abortion.

Here are the ads:
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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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