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Dear Ohio Represenatatives: a yes vote means losing in November

Ohio Representatives, I suggest you think deep and hard about how you vote on health care “reform” because the numbers are ugly. First, Susan B. Anthony List:

OH-01 Steve Driehaus

  • 73% oppose using tax dollars to pay for abortions (61% strongly oppose)
  • 72% oppose taxpayer funding of abortions as part of healthcare reform (62% strongly oppose)
  • 64% agree that abortion and abortion funding have no place in healthcare legislation (52% strongly agree)
  • 55% would be less likely to vote to re-elect Congressman Driehaus if he votes for healthcare legislation that includes federal government funding of abortion (45% would be much less likely)

OH-06 Charlie Wilson

  • 80% oppose using tax dollars to pay for abortions (65% strongly oppose)
  • 79% oppose taxpayer funding of abortions as part of healthcare reform (66% strongly oppose)
  • 74% agree that abortion and abortion funding have no place in healthcare legislation (61% strongly agree)
  • 64% would be less likely to vote to re-elect Congressman Wilson if he votes for healthcare legislation that includes federal government funding of abortion (51% would be much less likely)

OH-09 Marcy Kaptur

  • 67% oppose using tax dollars to pay for abortions (52% strongly oppose)
  • 66% oppose taxpayer funding of abortions as part of healthcare reform (52% strongly oppose)
  • 61% agree that abortion and abortion funding have no place in healthcare legislation (45% strongly agree)
  • 47% would be less likely to vote to re-elect Congresswoman Kaptur if he votes for healthcare legislation that includes federal government funding of abortion (38% would be much less likely)

OH-16 John Boccieri

  • 80% oppose using tax dollars to pay for abortions (67% strongly oppose)
  • 79% oppose taxpayer funding of abortions as part of healthcare reform (67% strongly oppose)
  • 71% agree that abortion and abortion funding have no place in healthcare legislation (60% strongly agree)
  • 62% would be less likely to vote to re-elect Congressman Boccieri if he votes for healthcare legislation that includes federal government funding of abortion (50% would be much less likely)
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    The polling speaks for itself. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey indicates that a significant majority of Americans oppose the healthcare plan that the Democrat hegemony in Washington has proposed. This sentiment is clearly echoed in the latest Obama job approval poll from Gallup as well, in which the President finds himself firmly in hostile territory (47% disapprove, 46% approve).

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    The polls, conducted by Pulse Opinion Research and commissioned by Americans for Limited Government, asked a sample of 400 voters in each district some very simple questions. The survey gauged voters’ overall views on health care reform, whether they would likely support a candidate who votes for health care reform, and whether they would likely support their specific Congressman should he or she vote for health care reform.

    The results were overwhelmingly conclusive. In nearly every congressional district surveyed, voters made it clear that they do not support ObamaCare and will not vote for the incumbent Democrat should he or she vote in favor of ObamaCare. It’s almost insultingly obvious.

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    Similarly, 66 percent of independent voters in Representative John Boccierri’s OH-16 district said they would not support him should he vote in favor of ObamaCare.

    The full results of all 15 polls can be viewed here, including the polls’ crosstabs.

    This is not some veiled threat or political bravado. I am confident that any Democrat in Ohio who votes for this monstrosity passed with such blatant disregard for the Constitution and the will of the people is going to face defeat in November.

    Do you think it is going to be hard to find volunteers and donors after a vote like this? Do you think the ads are going to be hard to create?

    Don’t buy into the rhetoric of Obama, Pelosi and Reid. This vote may be historic but it will mean the end of the Democratic majority and of your tenure in Congress.

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