Congressman John Fleming, representing Louisiana's 4th district, hosted this TeleForum to discuss current legislation and recent events with his constituents. Congressman Fleming opened the event by sharing with callers that his bill, HR 4828, also known as the Conscience Protection Act, passed a vote in the House of Representatives. The Conscience Protection Act is designed to prevent health care professionals from being made to participate in or fund abortions against their will. Callers were able to discuss questions and comments with the Congressman live, and addressed issues such as the cost of health care, and veterans benefits. The Congressman also was able to discuss his support for pro-life causes, and his background as a physician.