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-- -- -- this can't be easy for me folks a Catholic boy interviewing and done I still have my morbid fears of a -- runs and and sisters who are not that kind -- -- install but I'm I'm very happy to be joined by one is getting sort of like a rock star status across this country now sister Simone Campbell.
For those who don't know the good sisters -- Departed with the nation's bishops a Catholic visits to essentially speak to the Catholic Church in America.
Lewis said that there's a problem I think the gist -- it was sister that there's such.
Health care plan.
Didn't go far enough on abortion and hence they were against it use said.
That's true we said that there are the plain language of the bill is that no federal funds should go to abortion.
Not only should know federal funds go to abortion but they mandated that every year there be an audit to make sure that that's happening that -- why didn't they claim that went far enough.
I don't understand it because that was congress and -- Becky said and -- go far -- and that's why it's still.
Against -- yeah.
I don't understand it you'd have to ask them all -- as the plain language of the bill says no and existing -- continues to be in place so that.
The department -- health and human services is still controlled by the Hyde amendment which is that.
Technical thing that keeps federal -- -- -- so.
I believe the bill maybe he doesn't believe that -- they but now it's.
Getting nasty little among the hearts of the jerseys started a big rush to send and I I got a podium from the sort of reverence frankly dome.
Of the group -- priests for life yeah and he said this statement referring to you does not represent 59000 -- it represents the nuns who signed it.
Well and it.
My I wrote it all claiming it I'm proud of it.
But and additionally the leadership.
Largest group that represents 90% of the Catholic sisters in the United States.
The leadership group signed on so it represents the leaders of Catholic sisters are proven to me.
They're saying this is designed to step right that there is a circuitous way around there's so that -- men.
-- still find a way to get an abortion.
Not that I read in the bill and I'd be happy to talk to him since I might have other reasons to be against us well I'm not getting into your mind cannot -- you know way.
What I know is that I speak for that.
Fifteen million people in the United States that don't have access and for the 45000.
People -- die every year because they can't get health care.
That's wrong that's a life issue because I wasn't party here is shooting you know let's not bigger abortion is taking care of -- and we need this commitment for life.
To take your -- my board members cousin.
Dying as it is an independent trucker.
He couldn't afford health insurance he died because he didn't get care for his cancer Carolina he got to -- -- cancer trauma and we should in the richest country on earth.
We shouldn't let that happen now that settlers were opposed to this is just say they don't want to make it happen either but this.
And what we're trying to do is gonna cause a lot more harm than good.
Fifty million people without health care I'd like to move that forward.
If we get 32 million people have access that's fabulous we bring down costs for small businesses like the organization I run.
We can't afford health care for our employees but we're paying 540 dollars a month per employee so you'll you'll -- say.
None of this should still take on the hope you'll take a ball okay this -- the gospel issue for me it's about Jesus saying care to those in need -- -- It's not about the visit is not about a fight it's caring for people in need have any Internet calls him.
Nobody was stable and other because a sell -- behind your back I -- I know where you're taken.
What can I did Jesus would do it so here am I did do my best shot I try to be thankful that.
Sister thank you very very much sister Simone Campbell.
Broken ranks with many -- -- in the Catholic Church arguing that in the end.
Warts and all this is better than just what we've got right now and that is the debate folks it is this that and what we've got right now is this.
Warts and all worth the trouble.
Worth the expense worth a lot of the programs and -- -- an extra side deals that have been edited this and make it happen.
That's pretty much a raging debate in that building behind me that is what they're going to be talking about it in the end it's worth it will look.
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