Abortion, Hyde Amendment

Coronavirus aid bill passes Senate, blocks loans to Planned Parenthood

By Catholic News Agency, March 26, 2020 The Senate passed a massive relief package Wednesday night to counter the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure passed unopposed, and contained provisions excluding abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from access to... read more

Texas Abortion Clinics Ordered to Stop Killing Babies: Abortions are Not “Medically Necessary”

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, March 23, 2020 A Texas pro-life group says it has become the second state to order abortion businesses to stop killing unborn babies in abortions. Several states have issued orders requiring that all non-essential and elective surgeries be stopped. The state of... read more

Nancy Pelosi is Once Again Trying to Force Americans to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, March 23, 2020 For the second time in as many weeks, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to exploit the coronavirus crisis to push her abortion agenda on the American people. During the development of the first stimulus bill to tackle the coronavirus situation,... read more

US Senate bill would abolish tax-deductibility of abortions

Washington D.C., Jan 16, 2020 / 04:18 pm (CNA).- Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the Abortion is Not Healthcare Act Jan. 9, a bill that would reclassify abortions in the tax code and end their tax deductibility. Currently, abortions are eligible for tax deductions with the Internal Revenue... read more

U.S. bishops praise rule publicizing abortion ‘surcharge’ in health plan exchanges

Washington D.C., Dec 23, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The U.S. bishops have welcomed changes to the way abortion coverage is billed in some federally-funded health plan exchanges, saying the changes will allow Americans to choose health care plans consistent with their views. “I commend the... read more

Biden Denied Communion at South Carolina Church Due to Stance On Abortion

By Tobia Hoonhaut, National Review, October 29, 2019 Former Vice President Joe Biden was denied Holy Communion by a Catholic priest in South Carolina on Sunday because of his public stance on abortion. Father Robert E. Morey confirmed to the Florence Morning News via email on Monday that he... read more

Court Rules President Trump Can Defund Planned Parenthood, Will Cut $60 Million in Taxpayer Funding

By Steven Ertelt, lifeNews, August 17, 2019 A federal court has once again ruled the Trump administration can partially defund planned Parenthood while the abortion business’ lawsuit against his administration’s new rules moves forward. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late Friday... read more

Abortion Groups Release ‘Blueprint’ Calling for Unrestricted Abortion

The pro-abortion ‘wish list’ also targets Catholic hospitals, saying they should be forced to provide ‘a range of reproductive health-care services.’ By Lauretta Brown, July 29, 2019 A coalition of nearly 80 pro-abortion groups, including Planned Parenthood and NARAL, recently... read more

Trump Administration Abortion-Referral Restrictions Take Immediate Effect

By Jack Crowe, National Review, July 16, 2019 Family planning clinics that receive federal funding will no longer be permitted to provide abortion referrals, the Trump administration announced on Monday. The move will remove a significant portion of funding from Planned Parenthood, the... read more

In the trenches of New York City’s ongoing abortion war

By Jeffrey Bruno, Aletia, July 11, 2019 Legislators in New York City have taken another step forward in promoting their pro-abortion agenda last month, allocating $250,000 to support women from other states wishing to travel to the city to obtain an abortion. In this unprecedented act, this... read more

Second US Democratic debate discussed abortion, ‘religious hypocrisy’

Miami, Fla., Jun 28, 2019 / 11:40 am (CNA).- Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, the second in a series of debates that will continue until the 2020 primaries, featured discussion of religious hypocrisy and abortion among other matters. Candidates were asked questions by NBC debate... read more