So why do pro-abortion Democrats fervently want to gut the Hyde Amendment?

By Dave Andrusko It is now part of the pro-abortion catechism that the Hyde Amendment must go. At first blush, that might seem wildly stupid on a number of grounds, besides the obvious fact that the public does not and never has wanted to pay for abortions. For example,once upon a time, it functioned as …

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Yes, pro-abortion research confirms, the Hyde Amendment does save lives

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion Democrats have always hated the Hyde Amendment. It sent a clear signal that taxpayer dollars would not go to underwrite elective abortions—a position supported for decades by opinion polls—and took away at least two million customers from the likes of Planned Parenthood—resulting in two million saved babies. Writing at the pro-abortion …

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Democratic office holders’ militant opposition to Hyde Amendment wildly at odds with public opinion

By Dave Andrusko When I consider pro-abortion Democrats—at least in the militantly go-for-broke form the Democrat Party has taken in the last two years—I am reminded of the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s famously droll admonition, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” We’ve talked at length how that plays …

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Never-Trumper bummed that by opposing Hyde Amendment, Biden has lost “fig leaf” of moderation on abortion

By Dave Andrusko As the preliminaries pick up speed in the run up to the 2020 presidential election, those Republicans who were/are/and forever will be Never-Trumpers find themselves in a bind. Presumably at some level, they do not want whomever the Democrats nominate to win. Yet they are desperate that President Trump be a one-term …

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Biden and the Hyde Amendment: Part Three

By Dave Andrusko How’s this for ironic? Our first post about Joe Biden was that readers should scan the story quickly–he could flip-flop on his “support” for the Hyde Amendment before they finished the story. Our second story—which was supposed to go out yesterday but (my mistake) didn’t—went into further detail. For example, how Biden …

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Another lame pro-abortion attack on the Hyde Amendment

By Dave Andrusko Say what you will about the delusional nature of their insistence, it’s refreshing when pro-abortionists stop beating around the bush and just announce that it is your and my obligation to pay for their abortions. This, by the way, was one of Hillary Clinton’s “new” arguments in 2016. For the first time …

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“Catholics for Choice” renews campaign to gut life-saving Hyde Amendment

By Dave Andrusko In Washington, DC, if you waiting for a metro or a bus, often times you’ll find a nearby news box containing free copies of what the Washington Post calls its “Express.” Essentially it’s a shopper with a few excerpts from news stories, the Style section, and the like. The Post’s advertisers get …

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Obama does serious harm but no human rights abuse need be forever

By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The following are Rep. Chris Smith’s full remarks that were shortened for delivery at the January 27 March for Life because there were so many pro-life congressmen and congresswomen who wanted to speak. Ex-President Obama—the abortion president—did serious harm. No human rights abuse, however, need be forever. So, …

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House passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act

By Dave Andrusko Elsewhere at NRL News Today, National Right to Life congratulates the House of Representatives for its vote in support of “Making the Hyde Amendment Permanent and Government-Wide No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” H.R 7 passed by a vote of 238-183, and now goes to the Senate for its consideration. But didn’t …

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Hillary’s wrong again—Harvard poll shows strong Majority of Americans oppose using Medicaid funds for abortion

By Dave Andrusko The list goes on and on and on. The public doesn’t agree with abortion maven Hillary Clinton on her support for partial-birth abortions and late term abortions, and her opposition to a ban on partial-birth abortion and parental involvement—to name just four items. And a new poll conducted for POLITICO Harvard T.H. …

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Lessons from the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment and the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko Planned Parenthood, the brainchild of eugenicist Margaret Sanger, celebrated its 100th birthday October 16. Over the last month, NRL News Today wrote at length about the eerie confluence of the 40th anniversary of the life-affirming Hyde Amendment, on September 30, and the 100th anniversary of the life-denying Planned Parenthood Federation of America. …

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The importance of continuing to focus on life-saving Hyde Amendment and Clinton’s pledge to eliminate it

By Dave Andrusko There is always a temptation to pass less attention to even the most important events once a significant anniversary comes and goes. But that will not be the case with NRL News Today’s extensive coverage of the 40th anniversary of the life-saving Hyde Amendment which took place September 30. Our continued emphasis …

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