In remarks to the National Right to Life Committee Annual Convention in Pittsburgh, PA last June, Rep. John Boehner argued that "when "life takes a backseat to other priorities – personal comfort, economics – freedom is diminished."
Beyond this politicking, Boehner's anti-choice record is long. He has cast 142 votes on abortion and other reproductive-rights issues. All 142 were anti-choice, including:
Now, after taking his oath of office as the new Speaker of the House this morning, Boehner is the most powerful anti-choice politician in America, and is leading the effort to repeal the new health-care law and, eventually, eliminate abortion coverage for women.
In response, as this video makes powerfully clear, pro-choice Americans nationwide are taking another oath.