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CommonSenseDemocrat

(377 posts)
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 08:35 PM Jan 2016

Under a Sanders Presidency, will single payer cover abortion?

This poll is intended to be provocative.


13 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Single payer won't be passed
2 (15%)
Yes, it will cover abortion without restrictions
11 (85%)
Yes, it will cover abortion, but only in cases of rape or incest, but only after the rape or incest is certified
0 (0%)
Yes, it will cover abortion in all cases of alleged rape or incest
0 (0%)
No, it will not cover abortion in any cases
0 (0%)
The Republican House will shutdown the government and the United States will default on its debt
0 (0%)
Other
0 (0%)
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Under a Sanders Presidency, will single payer cover abortion? (Original Post) CommonSenseDemocrat Jan 2016 OP
It may depend on the state, but I hope it does. And I'm sure Sanders does as well. Agschmid Jan 2016 #1
After the repeal of the current version of Hyde, signed by Bill Clinton, yes. Warren Stupidity Jan 2016 #2
Yes, That's The Answer... ChiciB1 Jan 2016 #3
+10,000 Why didn't Hill tell Bill to 'Cut it Out'? nt Live and Learn Jan 2016 #5
that is flat out misleading bullshit dsc Jan 2016 #8
The current version was signed by Clinton. Warren Stupidity Jan 2016 #10
No, because it won't be implemented... brooklynite Jan 2016 #4
Your posts are always a beacon of light and joy. Live and Learn Jan 2016 #6
I've been politically involved since the 1970s... brooklynite Jan 2016 #14
Your "pragmatism" is duly noted. Karma13612 Jan 2016 #16
The 1% and the status quo must be maintained Autumn Jan 2016 #18
LOL, classy as usual! nt Logical Jan 2016 #7
Your guess is as good as any ones. Few details to Sanders "plan" given out. riversedge Jan 2016 #9
Revolution will make sure we have abortions under single payer uponit7771 Jan 2016 #11
It would depend on who is president. If it's single payer, wouldn't the president have the power apples and oranges Jan 2016 #12
If that's true than couldn't a republican president ban it completely if they won a term? Agschmid Jan 2016 #17
This is hard to say since his "plan" had very few specifics and didn't detail what is covered. George II Jan 2016 #13
scary. The Republican House will shutdown the government and the United States will default on its Hiraeth Jan 2016 #15

Agschmid

(28,749 posts)
1. It may depend on the state, but I hope it does. And I'm sure Sanders does as well.
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 08:35 PM
Jan 2016

Also depends on what Warren says below, do we need to repeal Hyde first?

 

Warren Stupidity

(48,181 posts)
2. After the repeal of the current version of Hyde, signed by Bill Clinton, yes.
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 08:37 PM
Jan 2016

On October 22, 1993, President Clinton signed into law the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994.[8]?The Act contained a new version of the Hyde Amendment that expanded the category of abortions for which federal funds are available under Medicaid to include cases of rape and incest.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_Amendment

Not the answer you were looking for?

dsc

(52,290 posts)
8. that is flat out misleading bullshit
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 09:27 PM
Jan 2016

the Hyde amendment dates back to the 1970's and has been renewed yearly since. This was an expansion of what abortions were permitted to be paid for (before this only life of the mother). Your dishonestly is totally disgusting and way more fitting for a right wing site.

 

Warren Stupidity

(48,181 posts)
10. The current version was signed by Clinton.
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 09:50 PM
Jan 2016

As noted in the wiki link it actually was a slight improvement from the original.

brooklynite

(96,736 posts)
4. No, because it won't be implemented...
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 09:11 PM
Jan 2016

...as optimistic as you may be, under the best of circumstances, we won't control the House in 2016, and we may lose the Senate in 2018 because of the number of Democratic incumbents up for re-election, as well as public annoyance at the "wasting of time" trying to get it passed in the first place.

brooklynite

(96,736 posts)
14. I've been politically involved since the 1970s...
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 10:31 PM
Jan 2016

...I've won campaigns and LOST campaigns and have learned that reality, as much as it may suck, is a better platform than dreaming.

Karma13612

(4,592 posts)
16. Your "pragmatism" is duly noted.
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 10:44 PM
Jan 2016

Bernie Sanders and his supporters are not dreaming.

We are speaking truth to contrived pragmatism.

The revolution is already underway. Hop on board or please step aside so you aren't hurt by the rising tide of change.

apples and oranges

(1,451 posts)
12. It would depend on who is president. If it's single payer, wouldn't the president have the power
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 09:54 PM
Jan 2016

to make changes through executive orders?

Hiraeth

(4,805 posts)
15. scary. The Republican House will shutdown the government and the United States will default on its
Mon Jan 18, 2016, 10:39 PM
Jan 2016

debt.

had to vote that one. so scary funny.

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