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"
47 Democratic senators, including New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan, voted to allow family planning funds to go to abortion clinics. “Americans don’t want their taxpayer dollars used to subsidize abortion clinics,” said Carol Tobias, president of NRLC. Read the NRLC Press Release.Continue reading "New Hampshire Senator Maggie Hassan Votes to Send Taxpayer Funds to Facilities that Perform Abortions"
By Reggie Littlejohn, President, Women’s Rights Without Frontier It is appalling that the Biden administration is proposing a 72% increase in the funding to the UNFPA, from $32.5 to 56 million for FY23, with no restrictions on allocations to China. Every dollar of these funds comes out of the pockets of U.S. taxpayers. UNFPA has worked …Continue reading "Appalling: Biden Budget Increases UNFPA Funding Without Restrictions to China"
“The Hyde Amendment is widely recognized as having a significant impact on the number of abortions in the United States and has saved an estimated 2.4 million American lives,” stated Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life. Read the whole story.Continue reading "“… President Biden is forging ahead with a radical abortion agenda, and is proposing to include tax-payer funded abortion in his FY23 budget.”"
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), James Lankford (R-OK), and 19 colleagues introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval to overturn a Biden Administration regulation that creates a loophole allowing elective abortion coverage in taxpayer-funded Affordable Care Act (ACA) health exchange plans. S.J.Res.43 would nullify the U.S. Department …Continue reading "Rubio Joins Hyde-Smith, Lankford Effort to Overturn HHS Abortion Financing Rule"
By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life As most of America knows, some states recently have provided greater protections to unborn children which have resulted in appeals to the Supreme Court. Most of the attention this past year has been on the Mississippi law that would prevent abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation …Continue reading "Abortion travel benefits? "
By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life In the last hours of the 2022 short session, the Oregon Legislature passed a $15 million reproductive health equity fund to increase abortion traffic to Oregon. Instead of addressing the many crises we face every day in our state, these dollars will be directly providing women …Continue reading "ALERT: Tell Governor Brown to STOP the $15 million abortion fund"
Total number of abortions bankrolled by taxpayers levels off in 2020 ST. PAUL — Planned Parenthood performed 23 percent more tax-funded abortions in Minnesota in 2020, according to a report just released by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Overall, taxpayers reimbursed abortion practitioners just over $1 million for 4,410 abortions during the 2020 pandemic …Continue reading "Tax-funded abortion report in Minnesota shows large Planned Parenthood increase"
By Right to Life UK A GP in Wexford, Ireland has said it is an “absolute scandal” that GPs are paid almost double for administering an abortion compared to management of pregnancy. Dr. Grainne Pinaqui of The Faythe Medical Practice, told Independent.ie that GPs are only paid €250 for managing pregnancies compared to €450 for …Continue reading "Ireland: GPs paid almost twice as much for abortion as pregnancy care"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.) led 142 Congressional members in requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) produce a report detailing the federal funding for Federally Qualified Health Centers, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, International Planned Parenthood Federation, MSI Reproductive Choices, and four domestic abortion …Continue reading "Hartzler, Blackburn, Smith, Colleagues Request GAO Report on Federal Funding for Abortion Advocacy Groups"