Monday, November 12, 2007

Dave Champions the Unborn, But Refuses to Help Kids Get Health Insurance

Dave Camp makes no bones that he stands by his Catholic roots and is opposed to abortion, but unlike Church leaders who support help for the poor and children, Camp votes consistently with his rich buddies to deny aid to the downtrodden and votes for tax cuts for the rich.

In just one more example of Camp's total disregard for the health of our children especially the millions of children in America who have no access to health insurance, Camp lived up to his nickname of Rubber Stamp Camp, voting in lockstep with the Bush Administration to oppose the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (SCHIP). Even though several other Michigan Republicans joined Democrats in passing the legislation and in favor of overriding a Presidential veto, Camp stubbornly refused to give kids a break. Here's how the vote went down on Oct. 18, 2007.


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