The House Approves So-Called Equality Act (H.R. 5) — Poses Grave threat to Unborn Children

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Director, Federal Legislation Late last week, the House of Representatives voted on H.R. 5, the so-called Equality Act. H.R. 5 passed the House over the objection of National Right to Life as well as numerous other life and value-based organization by a vote of 236-173, on May 16. The bill was …

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NRLC tells Congress it opposes Equality Act (H.R. 5)

Dear Member of Congress: The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Equality Act (H.R. 5) Friday. H.R. 5 contains language that could be construed to create a right to demand abortion from health care providers, and likely would place at risk the authority of state and federal government to prohibit taxpayer-funded abortions. …

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NRLC Expresses opposition to the Equality Act (H.R. 5)

Would require that abortion be provided as “treatment” for pregnancy. Editor’s note. This letter was sent May 9. Dear Member of Congress: The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Equality Act (H.R. 5) next week. H.R. 5 contains language that could be construed to create a right to demand abortion from health …

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