Several provisions weaken or remove long-standing pro-life policies Dear Representative: The House is expected to vote on H.R. 4373, the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2022 and H.R. 4505, the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022. The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to oppose …Continue reading "NRLC writes House in opposition to H.R. 4373 and H.R. 4505"
“The Helms amendment is the Hyde Amendment for the rest of the world.” WASHINGTON, DC— The following are excerpts of House Floor remarks by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Pro-life Caucus, on the Mexico City Policy, Helms and UNFPA amendments he offered today during consideration of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, …Continue reading "Rep. Chris Smith’s remarks on State Dept. bill funding abortion"
Louisiana Right to Life Calls on Rep. Carter to Represent District and Oppose Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in Federal Budget NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana Right to Life and Louisiana Black Advocates for Life have released the results of a commissioned poll showing that the majority of likely voters of Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District, represented by …Continue reading "New Poll: Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District Opposes Taxpayer Funding of Abortion"
By Missouri Right to Life On July 14, Governor Parson Signs Omnibus bill which Includes Multiple Issues, including an additional provision to the “Safe Place for Newborns Act of 2002.” One issue included in HB 432 is an addition to the “Safe Place for Newborns Act of 2002.” The purpose of the original statute was …Continue reading "Missouri Governor Parson Signs Omnibus Pro-Life Bill"
U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today introduced the “Protecting Life on College Campus Act” to prohibit federal funds from going to any college or university with a campus health clinic that provides abortions or abortion drugs. “For too long the abortion industry has been taking advantage of vulnerable women and now, blue states like California are beginning to …Continue reading "Sen. Daines Introduces Bill to Protect Vulnerable Mothers, Unborn Children from Dangerous Chemical Abortions on College Campuses"
By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott signed Human Life Protection Act (House Bill 1280) which would ban abortions in Texas if the Supreme Court overturns the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. Commonly referred to as a “trigger” law, HB 1280 would “take effect 30 days after the overturn of Roe v. Wade or if a court …Continue reading "Texas Gov. Abbott signs “Human Life Protection Act”"
By Dave Andrusko The vote in North Carolina is going to be close, very close, on an attempt to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of House Bill 453 which Republicans had tentatively scheduled for July 21. The vote in North Carolina is going to be close, very close, on an attempt to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s …Continue reading "Vote to override veto of North Carolina’s “Human Life Non-Discrimination Act/ No Eugenics” postponed until first week of August"
WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations met for the markup of FY2022 appropriations bills. Noticeably absent were any Hyde Amendment provisions in the budget language. During today’s markup, Representative Tom Cole (R-Okla.) noted, “The most egregious aspect of the bill presented today is the removal of the Hyde Amendment, which protects lives …Continue reading "Markup of House Appropriations Bills Shows Just How Extreme Pro-Abortion Democrats Are"
COLUMBUS, Ohio– Today in the Ohio House, Representatives Kyle Koehler and Sarah Fowler Arthur introduced the Abortion Pill Reversal Information Act. This legislation would build on existing informed consent laws to require abortion facilities to inform women that chemical abortions can possibly be reversed to save their unborn child’s life. “This bill is about informed consent,” …Continue reading "State Reps. Koehler and Fowler Arthur introduce Abortion Pill Reversal Information Act in Ohio House"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation For the first time in over 40 years, the bipartisan Hyde amendment was absent from the annual government spending bill. Pro-abortion President Biden and the Democrat congressional leadership have committed publicly to ending the Hyde Amendment and reestablishing taxpayer funding of abortion. An action alert can be …Continue reading "Democrats seek to destroy 40 years of bipartisan support against taxpayer funded abortion"
By Right to Life UK A large group of MPs grilled Diana Johnson MP and Rupa Huq MP on Monday evening, after they attempted to hijack the UK Government’s flagship Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill with two extreme abortion proposals. Johnson decided not to take her amendment (NC 55), that would have introduced abortion …Continue reading "Large group of British MPs speak out against introducing abortion up to birth"
Editor’s note. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) spoke in favor of H.R. 18, “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota. Fifty million, Madam Speaker. The WHO estimates that 50 million abortions are performed each year. It is a soul-rending number. Of course, abortion is a deeply divisive legal, political, and moral dispute, but …Continue reading "For 45 years, House has “accepted the powerful message of the Hyde amendment”"