Federal Action Alert


Urge Your U.S. Representative to Support and Co-sponsor Three New Pro-Life Bills

BACKGROUND: On January 20, three new bills on important pro-life issues were introduced in Congress:

1. H.R. 3, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act — This bill will ensure that taxpayer dollars are not used to pay for elective abortions in any federal program by enacting the policy of the Hyde amendment on abortion funding, and the Hyde/Weldon amendment on conscience rights, into permanent law for all federal departments and all avenues of federal funding. A hearing is scheduled on H.R. 3 for February 8, 4:00 pm ET before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution. Richard Doerflinger, Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will be testifying at the hearing. Read more…