“As Democratic pro-life members of Congress, we were disappointed and dismayed when the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) announced in July that it was actively opposing the House-passed reauthorization of [S-CHIP],” the letter says.[Link]
In response, the NRLC's legislative director Douglas Johnson said, “There’s nothing there [in the S-CHIP bill] for us to really grab onto."[Link]
There has always been a morbid fascination within the pro-life movement that focused on the fetus. Their position regarding S-CHIP has shown this to be true. So long as you're a fetus, we are concerned about you, but once you come out of the womb you are on your own. I guess that is what you call a hypocrite.
I was sent an e-mail this morning from a pro-life reader telling me Feminists for Life are supporting the S-CHIP bill.[Link] Maybe not all pro-filers are hypocrites, just the vast majority of them