$1.9 Trillion Reconciliation Package=Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

By Laura Echevarria, Director of Communications and Press Secretary WASHINGTON — “Abortion is not health care and forcing taxpayers to prop up the abortion industry during a pandemic does not help the millions of Americans deeply impacted by COVID. Pro-abortion Democrats are more interested in funding Planned Parenthood and abortion providers than in providing real solutions …

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19 state attorneys general defend “Protect Life Rule” in brief submitted to Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko On February 22, NRL News Today reported that the Supreme Court had agreed to take up conflicting appeals courts’ rulings over the constitutionality of the Trump administration’s “Protect Life Rule”. In January, incoming pro-abortion President Joe Biden clearly signaled through an executive memorandum that he plans to gut the Trump-era regulation and …

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Pro-Abortion Democrats Vote in Favor of Abortion Funding in $1.9 Trillion Reconciliation Package

WASHINGTON — Despite numerous polls showing that a vast majority of Americans do not want their tax dollars to pay for abortions, the pro-abortion Democrats in the Senate betrayed their constituents and voted in favor of taxpayer funding of abortion. The vote on an amendment, offered by Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) and co-sponsored by Senator …

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Victory: Texas and Louisiana can cut Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood. What does that mean for Indiana?

By Katie Franklin Editor’s note. This appeared on the webpage of Indiana Right to Life and is reposted with permission. Last month, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Louisiana and Texas can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood facilities. The ruling—a major win for pro-lifers in the 5th Circuit—could also have …

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Texas to end Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood

By Laura Nicole  Starting in February, the state of Texas will no longer be required to award Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood, thanks to a November decision by the Fifth Circuit.  After the abortion giant requested a six-month grace period for patients to find new providers while still receiving care, the court denied this request …

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New Data Reveals Dozens of Abortion Businesses Took PPP Funding

By Secular Pro-Life Back in July, we reported that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds were used to prop up several abortion businesses in addition to Planned Parenthood affiliates nationwide. Infuriatingly, Hope Clinic for Women in Illinois received over $150,000 despite publicly admitting that its gruesome business was booming; its deputy director told CBS News that “women are now less likely to …

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Record $400 million income for abortion provider Marie Stopes, with UK taxpayer being single biggest donor

By Right to Life UK Editor’s note. British pounds have been converted into American dollars The UK taxpayer was the single largest contributor to Marie Stopes International (MSI) last year, official accounts have revealed.  The $60,760,464 handed over to the abortion giant from the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) accounted for over 15% of …

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Democrats Support Abortion on Demand with Taxpayer Funds in the HEROES Act 2.0

WASHINGTON — Last night’s vote of 214 to 207 on the Heroes Act 2.0 split nearly exactly along party lines with just 17 Democrats voting against it. The amendment, created by pro-abortion Democratic leadership, has the potential to funnel millions of dollars into many programs—without any Hyde Amendment protections—with the goal of undergirding the abortion …

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Mexico City Policy a Success!

Abortion Defunded and U.S. Foreign Aid Programs Thriving, State Department Finds By Jonathan Abbamonte, Population Research Institute The U.S Department of State reports the Mexico City Policy has not negatively impacted U.S. foreign aid programs in poor and developing countries, debunking the claims of liberals that the policy is harmful to women’s health and to …

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Austin City Council cuts police funding, diverts to abortion

By Texas Right to Life Austin is doubling down on their stance as a sanctuary city for the abortion industry. The city’s 2021 budget, approved unanimously by the all-Democrat Austin City Council, cuts funding for the Austin Police Department and redirects a portion of the funding to subsidize abortion. Last year, the Texas Legislature passed …

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House Dems push to permanently restore overseas abortion funding

A proposal by Rep. Nita Lowey would permanently repeal the Mexico City Policy. By Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2020 – House Democrats are making another attempt to undo the Trump administration’s ban on foreign aid to pro-abortion organizations, this time with language that would make international abortion funding permanent. Shortly after taking office …

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NRLC tells House Members passage of H.R. 51 would mean funding of hundreds (if not more) of elective abortions in D.C. annually.

Dear Representative: The purpose of this letter is to inform you of the abortion implications of H.R. 51 which purports to grant the District of Columbia statehood.  Article I of the U.S. Constitution says that Congress holds complete legislative authority over the District of Columbia (“exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever”). That is why the …

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