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

Jul 12, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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

Jul 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

Jul 1, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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

Jun 30, 2021

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  

Jun 29, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

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Coalition of state attorneys general ask Congress to restore Hyde Amendment

Jun 24, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

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

Jun 23, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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

Jun 18, 2021

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

May 28, 2021

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

May 25, 2021

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

May 25, 2021

By Matt Hadro

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

Pro-life leader ‘confident’ Manchin will oppose abortion funding in upcoming budget battles

May 21, 2021

By Matt Hadro

One pro-life leader is “confident” that Democratic Senator Joe Manchin (W.Va.) – a key swing vote in the U.S. Senate... Read more

Former congressman Dan Lipinski

Pro-life former congressman: Catholics in politics need to be ‘different’

Apr 30, 2021

A Catholic former Democratic congressman said that President Biden’s pro-abortion policies flout what it means to live as a Catholic... Read more

Members of Democrats for Life of America rally outside the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee in August 2020

Pro-life Democrats rally in support of Hyde Amendment

Apr 9, 2021

At a Friday event in support of the Hyde Amendment in Washington, D.C., members of the group Democrats for Life... Read more

House Republicans push to keep Hyde Amendment in funding bills

Apr 9, 2021

Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday warned against allowing taxpayer-funded abortion in fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills.  Read more

Former president Jimmy Carter. Credit: Nagel Photography/Shutterstock

Pro-life Democrats appeal to Jimmy Carter to save the Hyde Amendment

Mar 23, 2021

The group Democrats for Life of America is appealing to former President Jimmy Carter in its effort to preserve the... Read more

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Aug. 17, 2020: Pro-life democrats   Credit: Aaron of L.A. Photography/Shutterstock

Pro-life Democrats organize ‘Day of Action’ in support of Hyde Amendment

Mar 17, 2021

The group Democrats for Life of America announced on Tuesday that they will organize a nationwide “Day of Action” in... Read more

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Virginia governor signs abortion coverage expansion into law

Mar 12, 2021

Virginia’s governor on Friday signed a bill into law expanding abortion coverage in the state, prompting a rebuke from the... Read more

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Senate sends COVID relief bill back to House without pro-life provisions

Mar 8, 2021

The House could be voting as soon as Tuesday on a COVID relief package that pro-life groups warn would increase... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez at the 2019 USCCB Spring General Assembly  Credit: Kate Veik/CNA

Archbishop Gomez to Congress, Biden: Don’t force pro-life Americans to oppose COVID relief

Mar 5, 2021

As the Senate considers a $1.9 trillion COVID relief package on Friday, the head of the U.S. bishops’ conference warned... Read more