Amendment by Reps. Stupak, Pitts, Smith, Kaptur, Dahlkemper & Lipinski Passes House
Congressman Chris Smith addressed his colleagues on the floor of the House of Representatives today. The Congressman spoke in favor of the Stupak-Pitts Amendment to HR 3962.Congressman Chris Smith addressed his colleagues on the floor of the House of Representatives today during debate on H.R. 3962, legislation to massively overhaul health care delivery in the United States. The Congressman spoke against the bill, but in favor of an amendment to H.R. 3962 to bar public funding of abortion in the the proposal health care bill. The bipartisan amendment, which was fashioned by Reps. Bart Stupak (D-MI), Joe Pitts (R-PA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Kathleen Dahlkemper (D-PA) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL), passed 240-194.
Click here to read Congressman Smith's first remarks on the amendment on the floor.
Click here to read Congressman Smith's second address on the floor.