Remarkable what Obama gets to do due to pressure by conservatives. I suppose he also has some boots to lick. There’s always a bigger fish. Such a pity. Change we can’t? FFM
From: Los Angeles Times <news>
Subject: Breaking: Obama quietly signs executive order affirming federal ban on abortion funding
Los Angeles Times | March 24, 2010 | 12:11 p.m.
Obama quietly signs executive order affirming federal ban on abortion funding
President Obama today signed an executive order that was crucial to winning the support of antiabortion Democrats in the weekend’s battle to pass healthcare insurance overhaul.
The Oval Office signing was deliberately low-key with the media excluded, a testament to how abortion rights issues continue to divide nation.
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs defended the decision to limit access to the signing.
"We will have a nice picture and demonstrate that type of transparency," Gibbs told reporters today about their exclusion.
More soon at: http://www.latimes.com