Editor’s note. The following are excerpts of remarks delivered today by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co-Chair of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, on the House Floor in opposition to President Biden’s illegal Department of Defense (DOD) abortion travel policy. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the motion to instruct. Current federal DOD law already permits …Continue reading "Biden’s illegal DOD abortion travel policy forces taxpayers to facilitate abortion on demand"
By Nevada Right to Life Could Nevada be the next state to eliminate the popular and longstanding ban on taxpayer funded abortions? Currently, in Nevada, Medicaid only covers abortion in the case of rape, incest or if the life of the mother is at risk. The ACLU, on behalf of the Silver State Hope Fund, …Continue reading "ACLU wants you to pay for abortions"
Dear Member of Congress: With the 2022 landmark ruling in the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court decision that overruled Roe v. Wade, the Court held that “the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.” This decision returns the abortion issue to Congress and the state legislatures. Ensuring that taxpayer dollars do not …Continue reading "NRLC tells Congress that ensuring that taxpayer dollars do not fund abortions continues to be one of the right-to-life movement’s top congressional priorities for the 118th Congress."
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation Editor’s note. This appears on page one of the May issue of NRL News. Please share this 42 page edition with your pro-life family and friends. If you have any questions or comments, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org Since 1992, the VA has been statutorily prohibited from using taxpayer …Continue reading "Senate Republicans Push Back on Biden Administration Rule Funding Abortion at the VA"
WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate voted 51 to 48 to reject a Congressional Review Act resolution that would overturn an interim final rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which added abortion to veterans’ and dependents’ health benefits packages. In response, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, …Continue reading "U.S. Bishops’ President and Pro-Life Chairman Respond to Senate’s “gross failure” to overturn adding abortion to veterans’ and dependents’ health benefits packages"
By Karen Cross, Political Director The Biden Administration and pro-abortion Senate Democrats, including a handful facing competitive re-election contests next year, are determined to use your tax dollars to pay for abortions. And they are willing to do so by any means necessary. Accordingly, President Biden has authorized theDepartment of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide …Continue reading "In VA Debate, President Biden and Senate Democrats Demonstrate Commitment to Using Americans’ Tax Dollars to Pay for Unlimited Abortions"
By Tierin-Rose Mandelburg The amount of money that people will spend to push the pro-abort narrative is insane. New Jersey plans to award $15 Million in zero-interest loans and grants to “health care” facilities that provide abortions for “facility improvements and increased security.” In other words, the state plans to make sure facilities can perform as …Continue reading "Blood Money: NJ Allocates $15 Million to Abortion Provider Upgrades"
Lawmakers appalled by Biden Administration’s ‘flagrant disregard for the law’ WASHINGTON—In a bicameral letter today, 66 Members of Congress called on Secretary Lloyd Austin to “immediately” revoke his illegal Defense Department policy funding travel for abortions, saying they were “appalled by the flagrant disregard for the law” demonstrated by the Biden Administration. The letter—led by Reps. Chris Smith …Continue reading "66 Members of Congress call on Secretary Austin to revoke illegal Defense Department policy funding travel for abortions"
By Bridget Sielicki The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) has announced that it is proposing regulations requiring all state-regulated health insurance plans to cover abortion. According to POLITICO, only seven other states have such a mandate in place. The regulation change was announced in a report released by DOBI on November 23. The study follows the passage of …Continue reading "New Jersey to mandate abortion coverage in all state-regulated health insurance plans"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation Editor’s note. This appeared in the November issue of National Right to Life News which was published last week. Republicans have since secured control of the House of Representatives, a huge victory. At the time of this writing, the nation awaits results in several key House races …Continue reading "A Look Ahead to the New 118th Congress"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Pennsylvania’s long-standing ban on taxpayer funding of abortion took center stage at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week. A group of abortion facilities, led by an abortion center in Pittsburgh, has filed suit to demand a right to taxpayer funding of abortion under the state Constitution. …Continue reading "Pro-aborts want Pennsylvania Supreme Court to rule there is a right to taxpayer funding of abortion under the state Constitution"
By Tierin-Rose Mandelburg Week 91 of Joe Biden’s presidency, and he’s still willing to die on the hill of abortion rights. In an interview for “NowThis,” a social media “news” outlet geared toward young voters, Biden expressed his support for federally funded abortions in an interview could reach over 80 million young people, the majority …Continue reading "Biden Wants Our Taxpayer Dollars To Pay For Abortions"