An Open Letter to Senator Bob Casey: Please open your heart to the silent cry of the innocent preborn child and defend the Hyde Amendment

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Dear Senator Casey, We live in a historic time—a time when, more and more, people are recognizing the innate rights of precious preborn babies. As one of Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senators, and as a self-described pro-life Democrat, your voice and your vote carry a great deal of …

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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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House Whip Scalise & Rep. Granger: Keep the Hyde Amendment, Don’t Fund Abortions with Taxpayer Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-Texas) co-authored an op-ed for the Washington Examiner criticizing House Democrats’ efforts to eliminate Hyde Amendment protections, which would allow taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.  Whip Scalise and Congresswoman Granger urged Democrats to preserve the Hyde Amendment, which has stood for …

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End the Hyde Amendment and decrease the odds that another Simone Biles will be born

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday at NRL News Today, Maria Gallagher wrote a terrific post which we headlined “Watching the Olympics and remembering the would-be champions who lost their lives because of abortion.” She began by echoing what so many of us feel: a profound awe at the athleticism of over 11,000 women and men excelling …

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Taxpayer funded abortion screams subsidies for the abortion industry

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Every once in a while, the mainstream news media stumbles upon the truth about the life-or-death issue of abortion. I was pleasantly surprised recently when my hometown newspaper printed my letter to the editor about the all-important Hyde Amendment, which bars federal taxpayer funding of abortion, …

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“The Hyde amendment has saved 2.5 million lives and protected the conscience rights of Americans”

Editor’s note. Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) spoke in favor of H.R. 18, “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). The Smith bill would make permanent, and government-wide, the Hyde Amendment, which prevents taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions.  Mr. HUDSON. Madam Speaker, as a father, I believe that every …

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“With nearly 60 percent of Americans agreeing that taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund abortion, we must stand for life.”

Editor’s note. Rep. Scott Franklin (R-FL) spoke in favor of H.R. 18, “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ). The Smith bill would make permanent, and government-wide, the Hyde Amendment, which prevents taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions.  Mr. FRANKLIN. Madam Speaker, for more than 40 years, the Hyde …

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