By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Today marks 40 years since the life-saving Hyde Amendment was first enacted. This annual appropriations amendment stops taxpayer dollars from being used to fund most abortions and abortion coverage through government programs like Medicaid. Thanks to new analysis by the Charlotte Lozier Institute we now know that as many as …Continue reading "Two million Americans are alive today because of the Hyde Amendment"
By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues On September 30, 1976, an amendment by pro-life Congressman Henry Hyde to prevent federal Medicaid funds from paying for abortions was enacted. Today, 40 years later we celebrate the over 2 million lives that have been saved as a result of the policy. According to research by Dr. Michael …Continue reading "40 Years Later, 2 Million Children Saved Because of the Hyde Amendment"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Today is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment. We’ve been posting about this life-saving provision for months and have again today. As I was composing my story on the Hyde Amendment for today, I remembered an introduction I wrote to “Call to Conscience,” a collection of pro-life essays I …Continue reading "A Quantum Leap forward"
By Dave Andrusko Could there be any clearer a contrast than today’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the life-saving Hyde Amendment which comes less than a month before the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ultimate Death Peddlers, Planned Parenthood? We needn’t recite or rehash at length PPFA’s abortion involvement–at home and abroad. …Continue reading "On 40th anniversary: Trump vows support for Hyde Amendment, Clinton pledges to end Hyde Amendment"
Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment is the federal law that prevents U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions in some key federal programs like Medicaid. The law has saved upwards of two million lives, according to a study by Prof. Michael New. So a blessed …Continue reading "A blessed birthday, a deadly birthday"
By Dave Andrusko You might think that with 2016 being the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment; with Hillary Clinton and her party pledging an all-out war against this provision which is attached to the annual appropriations bill that covers many federal health programs (including Medicaid); and with upwards of two million people walking this …Continue reading "The Networks’ total silence on the Hyde Amendment"
By Dave Andrusko As we’ve highlighted multiple times, 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, whose life-saving impact (in the words of NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson) “has proven itself to be the greatest domestic abortion reduction law ever enacted by Congress.” The law, first enacted in 1976 and finally upheld by the …Continue reading "The Hyde Amendment initiated the incremental strategy which has saved millions and millions of lives"
Over a million lives saved By Lisa Andrusko Hillary Clinton wants to end the Hyde Amendment. More than one million people are alive today thanks to the tireless efforts led by Rep. Henry Hyde. 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the “Hyde Amendment,” named for prolife champion the late Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Il). The Hyde …Continue reading "Commemorating 40 Years of the Life-Saving Hyde Amendment"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL New Today has written about on numerous occasions, 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment. Appropriately, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution today held a hearing, “The Ultimate Civil Right: Examining the Hyde Amendment and the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.” First enacted in 1976, the Hyde Amendment …Continue reading "House Subcommittee hears testimony on the life-saving Hyde Amendment and need for Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act"
By Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Editor’s note. The following are the remarks of Rep. Smith delivered at the closing banquet of the 2016 National Right to Life Convention. The references in the first paragraph are to Carol Tobias, NRLC President; David N. O’Steen, Ph.D., NRLC Executive Director; Darla St. Martin, NRLC Co-Executive Director; and Douglas …Continue reading "Defending Life Has Never Been More Challenging, Difficult or More Necessary"
Hillary Clinton wants to end the Hyde Amendment Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five …Continue reading "Commemorating 40 Years of the Life-Saving Hyde Amendment, Over a million lives saved"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through September 6. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last five months. This first ran August …Continue reading "What a repeal of the Hyde Amendment would mean"