WASHINGTON – Late last night, two pro-life amendments to H.R. 2740, the House Appropriations bill, were defeated by nearly uniform opposition from pro-abortion Democrats. “We are extremely disappointed, but not at all surprised, that Democrats are using legislation to fund the government to attack critical and popular pro-life policies related to conscience rights of healthcare …Continue reading "House Democrats Block Pro-Life Amendments to Appropriations Bills"
By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. Late last night, two pro-life amendments to H.R. 2740, the House Appropriations bill, were defeated by nearly uniform opposition from pro-abortion Democrats. The amendments were on pro-life policies related to conscience rights of healthcare providers and taxpayer dollars going to facilities that provide abortion. More votes are expected, …Continue reading "“This is Pro-Abortion Legislation on Steroids”"
Editor’s note. This was sent today. Dear Member of Congress: This week, the House will begin consideration of H.R. 2740, the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020. The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to oppose H.R. 2740 in its current …Continue reading "NRLC Urges House to oppose H.R. 2740 Appropriations Omnibus"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D. Director of Federal Legislation This week, the House of Representatives will begin debating H.R. 2740 which covers various spending programs for the fiscal year 2020. Despite a statement today from the Trump Administration to veto the legislation over several issues including pro-life concerns, the House, under pro-abortion Democrat leadership, is moving …Continue reading "Democrats’ spending package threatens to roll back hard-won pro-life provisions"