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Aug. 17 rally in support of the Hyde Amendment in Raleigh, North Carolina

Pro-life activists hold rallies targeting ‘vulnerable’ pro-abortion Democrats

The pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List is targeting Democratic members of Congress who support federally-funded abortion, in a multi-state... Read more

‘Abortion is not health care’: Members of Congress speak out against proposed abortion billing rule

More than 25 Republican senators wrote to the Biden administration this week warning that a proposed rule would allow federal... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York

US bishops condemn abortion funding in House-passed spending bill

Leading U.S. bishops on Thursday opposed the House passage of appropriations bills that would fund abortions and exclude conscience protections... Read more

House passes spending bills without restrictions on abortion funding

The House this week passed spending bills that would allow funding of abortions both in the United States and abroad.   Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)

Pelosi defends taxpayer-funded abortion while citing Catholic faith 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday defended efforts to permit federal funding of elective abortions, and cited her own... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life group urges action after appropriations bill passes without Hyde Amendment

A pro-life group on Friday decried President Joe Biden’s decision not to renew the Hyde Amendment, which has since 1976... Read more

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.), House Pro-Life Caucus co-chair who offered an amendment to restore Hyde Amendment and conscience language to the bill.

Appropriations bill advances without Hyde Amendment 

The House Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a funding bill for fiscal year 2022 without including the usual prohibitions on... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, 2018.

USCCB implores Congress to restore pro-life policies to spending bills

A proposed federal spending bill is the most extreme pro-abortion funding bill in the history of the United States, said... Read more

Pro-life groups warn draft spending bill would fund abortion on demand

A House subcommittee on Monday advanced a draft spending bill without the usual prohibitions on abortion funding, legislation that pro-life... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark answered questions during a press conference at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly on June 13, 2019.

Cardinal Tobin, Colorado bishops warn against federal abortion funding

Catholic leaders this week warned that proposed legislation could push billions of federal tax dollars toward funding of elective abortions. Read more

Senate pro-life chair criticizes proposed ACA abortion billing rule

The chair of the Senate pro-life caucus on Tuesday criticized a proposed loosening of safeguards against taxpayer funding of abortion... Read more

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers a virtual address to the Generation Equality Forum, June 30, 2021

White House promotes abortion funding, ‘reproductive healthcare’ at international gathering on women

The White House on Wednesday promoted its push for taxpayer-funded abortion as it made commitments on “gender equity” to an... Read more

Attendees of the 2018 March for Life make their way past the U.S. Capitol building.

US bishops urge Congress to prohibit taxpayer funding of abortions  

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday called on Congress to restore prohibitions on federal funding of abortion, as the House... Read more

Capitol

Coalition of state attorneys general ask Congress to restore Hyde Amendment

A coalition of 22 state attorneys general asked Congress this week to restore a prohibition on federal funding of abortions,... Read more

USCCB Pro-Life Secretariat: Congress must prevent taxpayer-funded abortion

The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected an opportunity to vote on a prohibition of taxpayer-funded abortion. Read more

Freshman congresswoman appointed as Pro-Life Caucus co-chair

The new co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says that her top priority is fighting taxpayer funding of abortion and... Read more

President Biden addresses the 2021 National Prayer Breakfast

Biden eliminates Hyde amendment from 2022 budget request

President Joe Biden on Friday did not include the Hyde amendment in his final budget request to Congress for the... Read more

Pro-life Democrats

Pro-lifers push to preserve Hyde amendment

Pro-lifers have launched a push to encourage President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats to preserve the Hyde amendment. Read more

The pro-life policies that could be gutted in the next federal budget

When President Joe Biden releases the details of his budget, as he is expected to this week, a number of... Read more