WASHINGTON — In a significant pro-life victory, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday adopted an NRLC-backed amendment to prohibit discrimination against pro-life health care providers by “teaching health centers” that receive certain federal funds for graduate medical education. The amendment, offered by pro-life Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), was adopted on a vote of 234-182, over …Continue reading "U.S. House votes to prohibit discrimination against pro-life doctors in new medical education program, 234-182"
By Dave Andrusko It only seems right. As long as the “mainstream media” keeps lamenting/bashing/caricaturing H.R.3—the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortions Act”—we will keep trying to clear away the rhetorical underbrush. Yesterday’s New York Times editorial, “New Attacks on Women’s Rights,” is typical. H.R. 3 really isn’t what its authors say it’s is—cutting off the …Continue reading "No Matter What Pro-abortionists Say, this is what the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortions Act” Means"
By Congressman Chris Smith America has changed, Mr. Speaker and today is more pro-life than ever. By ever increasing majorities—especially among our young people—the megatrend is to protect the child in the womb from the insidious violence of abortion and protect women from the trauma—often lifelong emotional harm—from procuring an abortion.Continue reading "AMERICA IS MORE PRO-LIFE THAN EVER"
By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday, immediately after the House passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” I wrote a piece congratulating the 251 members who voted in favor of what is landmark legislation (www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2011/05/congratulations-to-251-members-of-the-house-of-representatives/). I mentioned almost in passing a column that had appeared that day in the influential publication, The Hill. “Time to …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists Offer Disingenuous Criticism of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”"
By Dave Andrusko Thanks go out first and foremost to the pro-life Republican House leadership for passage yesterday of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” Led by House Speaker John Boehner, not a single Republican voted against H.R.3. Rarely will you find a piece of legislation that so clearly says what it means and …Continue reading "Reflections a day after House passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”"
WASHINGTON — The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation of right-to-life organizations, today commended the 251 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to pass the landmark No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3), but directed sharp criticism at President Obama and at the 175 House members (all of …Continue reading "U.S. HOUSE PASSES PERMANENT BAN ON FEDERAL FUNDING OF ABORTION, 251-175; NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE SLAMS PRESIDENT OBAMA AND OTHER OPPONENTS OF BAN"
By Dave Andrusko “ Opponents of abortion in Congress are nothing if not persistent.” Jessica Arons–director of the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress (a nonprofit organization with very close ties to the Obama White House)–writing in today edition of The Hill newspaper. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ National Right to Life’s statement on …Continue reading "Congratulations to 251 Members of the House of Representatives"
Editor’s note. The following was delivered this afternoon on the House floor by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) as the House debated the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” Rep. Smith is the bill’s sponsor. America has changed, Mr. Speaker and today is more pro-life than ever. By ever increasing majorities—especially among our young people—the megatrend …Continue reading "America is more pro-life than ever"
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to take up a major pro-life bill — the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) — on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. National Right to Life urges you to promptly contact the office of your representative in the U.S. House, to urge him or her to support H.R. …Continue reading "U.S. House to Vote May 4 on No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act!"
By Dave Andrusko If you supplement your pro-life sources of information with pro-abortion saber-rattling, when it comes to “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” (H.R.3), if you didn’t know better, you’d swear they could not possibly be talking about the same piece of legislation. H.R.3 currently has 227 co-sponsors. Tomorrow the House of Representatives …Continue reading "The Significance of “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”"
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to take up a major pro-life bill — the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) — on or about Wednesday, May 4, 2011. National Right to Life urges you to promptly contact the office of your representative in the U.S. House, to urge him or her to …Continue reading "U.S. House to Vote on No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act!"
By Dave Andrusko Last night I took my oldest daughter to a late show at the movies. With my cell phone turned off, it was not until 12:45am that I read on my droid the encouraging email which had been sent to my computer hours earlier. “Baby Joseph” Maraachi would be leaving SSM Cardinal Glennon …Continue reading "“Baby Joseph” Leaves Hospital, Parents Express Gratitude for Prayers and Kindness"