Let us admit that in this debate faith leaders of various stripes have placed their ideological and financial agendas ahead of the needs of the American people. These faith leaders have attempted to roll back the rights of women to determine their own reproductive health. This is not acceptable.

–United Methodist General Board of Church and Society Executive Director Jim Winkler accusing those who have supported efforts to prevent federal funds from paying for abortion (i.e., the status quo) of trying to change the status quo because of their “financial agendas” (whatever that means)