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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Pro Choice Caucus calls on Biden to end Hyde Amendment

Mar 3, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Congressional Democrats called on President Joe Biden this week to remove pro-life protections from the 2022 federal budget.    Read more

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House passes COVID relief, pro-life groups warn it funds abortion

Feb 27, 2021

The House passed a massive COVID relief bill on Friday without protections against abortion funding. Read more

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USCCB opposes lack of pro-life protections in COVID relief bill

Feb 26, 2021

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is opposing the COVID relief package currently under consideration in the House, over... Read more

White House won’t guarantee no abortion funding in COVID relief

Feb 16, 2021

The White House on Tuesday reaffirmed President Biden’s support for taxpayer-funded abortion, and wouldn’t comment on abortion funding in a... Read more

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Congress debates abortion funding in COVID relief

Feb 12, 2021

Members of Congress on Thursday debated abortion funding restrictions in a proposed COVID relief package, with one member comparing abortion... Read more

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Pro-life groups warn against abortion funding in COVID relief

Feb 11, 2021

Pro-life groups are warning against increased funding of abortions in Congress’ proposed COVID relief legislation.  Read more

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Ryan Anderson: Church teaching an 'untapped resource' for responding to culture wars

Feb 3, 2021

By Matt Hadro

In an interview with CNA, Ryan Anderson—a prominent speaker and author on marriage, sexuality, religious freedom, and natural law—offered advice... Read more

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Members of Congress come out in support of Hyde Amendment

Jan 26, 2021

Nearly 200 members of Congress have signed a letter supporting bans on taxpayer funding of abortions.  Read more