"Indeed, more than anything else, the conflict over abortion funding is responsible for the delay, and quite possibly the eventual defeat, of Obamacare."
Michael J. New has a timely and encouraging article at NRO about the strong comeback the pro-life movement made in 2009. New discusses the increased public support of pro-life positions and minor pro-life gains even within the Democrat Party but concentrates most of his commentary on the surprising effectiveness of pro-lifers in opposing the various Democrat schemes to sneak abortion (and abortion funding) into health care reform. Interesting reading.