McConnell, McCarthy applauded for ‘unwavering commitment’ to preserve Hyde amendment, other pro-life protections in appropriations bills

Over 180 House members vow to vote against any federal funding bill that forces taxpayers to fund the killing of unborn children by abortion WASHINGTON — As another deadline to fund the federal government approaches on February 18, 2022, 181 Members today released a letter to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican Leader …

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National Right to Life Praises House and Senate Pro-Life Leaders for Their Commitment to Protecting the Hyde Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C.— A letter signed by 181 members of the House of Representatives was sent by the co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy praising them for their work and diligence in protecting the Hyde Amendment. The following statement can be attributed to Carol …

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Op-ed: Preserving the Hyde Amendment and Protecting the Vulnerable

Editor’s note. The following op-ed from the Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference was published in The Arizona Republic. Protecting the vulnerable, especially innocent human life, should always be a primary goal of the government. As Congress prepares to vote on funding priorities for the coming year, we are encouraged that attention is being paid to assisting vulnerable …

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Reflections on the 45th Anniversary of the Hyde Amendment: Why would anyone want 2.4 million more dead babies?

By Dave Andrusko With multiple cases pending before the Supreme Court and with radical initiatives such as the so-called Women Health Protection Act having passed the House of Representatives, it is easy to forget that September 30 marked the 45th anniversary of the passage of the life-saving Hyde Amendment, While easy to forget in the …

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Hyde versus Roe: which has a longer pedigree?

By Dave Andrusko In the convoluted (and distorted) debate over the Texas Heartbeat law, allow me to offer a Facebook post from an old friend. For 36 years Richard Doerflinger worked tirelessly for Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. His breadth of expertise was, and is, breath-taking. In his post, …

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It is imperative that pro-lifers let their representatives know that Hyde must be saved

Go to our Legislative Action Center to find out how you can contact your representative or Senator. September 30th is the deadline for funding the government, at which point a stopgap measure would be necessary to keep the government open. Pro-life Senators are committed to saving the Hyde Amendment and will continue working toward that …

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