Tag Archives: Hyde Amendment

Obama does serious harm but no human rights abuse need be forever

By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The following are Rep. Chris Smith’s full remarks that were shortened for delivery at the January 27 March for Life because there were so many pro-life congressmen and congresswomen who

House passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko Elsewhere at NRL News Today, National Right to Life congratulates the House of Representatives for its vote in support of “Making the Hyde Amendment Permanent and Government-Wide No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” H.R

Hillary’s wrong again—Harvard poll shows strong Majority of Americans oppose using Medicaid funds for abortion

By Dave Andrusko The list goes on and on and on. The public doesn’t agree with abortion maven Hillary Clinton on her support for partial-birth abortions and late term abortions, and her opposition to a ban on

Lessons from the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment and the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko Planned Parenthood, the brainchild of eugenicist Margaret Sanger, celebrated its 100th birthday October 16. Over the last month, NRL News Today wrote at length about the eerie confluence of the 40th anniversary of the

The importance of continuing to focus on life-saving Hyde Amendment and Clinton’s pledge to eliminate it

By Dave Andrusko There is always a temptation to pass less attention to even the most important events once a significant anniversary comes and goes. But that will not be the case with NRL News Today’s extensive

Two million Americans are alive today because of the Hyde Amendment

By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Today marks 40 years since the life-saving Hyde Amendment was first enacted. This annual appropriations amendment stops taxpayer dollars from being used to fund most abortions and abortion coverage through government programs

40 Years Later, 2 Million Children Saved Because of the Hyde Amendment

By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues On September 30, 1976, an amendment by pro-life Congressman Henry Hyde to prevent federal Medicaid funds from paying for abortions was enacted. Today, 40 years later we celebrate the over 2

A Quantum Leap forward

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Today is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment. We’ve been posting about this life-saving provision for months and have again today. As I was composing my story on the Hyde Amendment

On 40th anniversary: Trump vows support for Hyde Amendment, Clinton pledges to end Hyde Amendment

By Dave Andrusko Could there be any clearer a contrast than today’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the life-saving Hyde Amendment which comes less than a month before the 100th anniversary of the founding of the

A blessed birthday, a deadly birthday

Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment is the federal law that prevents U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions in some key federal programs like Medicaid. The law

The Networks’ total silence on the Hyde Amendment

By Dave Andrusko You might think that with 2016 being the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment; with Hillary Clinton and her party pledging an all-out war against this provision which is attached to the annual appropriations

The Hyde Amendment initiated the incremental strategy which has saved millions and millions of lives

More than two million people are alive today thanks to the tireless efforts led by Rep. Henry Hyde

By Dave Andrusko As we’ve highlighted multiple times, 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, whose life-saving impact (in the words of NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson) “has proven itself to be the greatest domestic