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NRLC letter to House of Representatives on H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act


To view or download a PDF version of this letter, click here. January 24, 2014 RE: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation of right-to-life organizations, urges you to support the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) when […]

NRLC Letter in Support of H.R. 45, to repeal Obamacare


May 13, 2013 RE: In support of H.R. 45, to repeal Obamacare Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to vote in favor of H.R. 45, to repeal the 2010 “Obamacare” health care law, when that measure comes before the House of Representatives […]

Insurance Coverage of Abortion Regulations


UPDATED: February 23, 2013 The new federal health care law, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, allows states to opt out of abortion coverage in the state-based insurance “exchanges” it creates. Below are the states that have enacted laws allowing for this exclusion. Also listed, are states that prohibit abortion coverage in […]

NRLC Scorecard Letter to U.S. House on H.R. 6079


July 10, 2012 RE: H.R. 6079, “Repeal of Obamacare Act” Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to vote in favor of H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act, and intends to include the roll call in our scorecard of key right-to-life roll calls of the 112th Congress. NRLC […]

U.S. House votes to prohibit discrimination against pro-life doctors in new medical education program, 234-182


WASHINGTON (May 25, 2011) — In a significant pro-life victory, the U.S. House of Representatives today adopted an NRLC-backed amendment to prohibit discrimination against pro-life health care providers by “teaching health centers” that receive certain federal funds for graduate medical education. The amendment, offered by pro-life Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), was adopted on a vote […]

Senate-Passed Health Bill opens door to direct federal funding of abortion


UPDATE (March 20, 2010): Letter from Prof. Robert Destro on why the CHC funds will pay for abortion MEMORANDUM TO: Interested Parties FROM: Douglas Johnson, NRLC Legislative Director Susan T. Muskett, J.D., NRLC Senior Legislative Counsel 202-626-8820, [email protected] SUBJECT: Senate-passed health bill (H.R. 3590) opens door to direct federal funding of abortion without restriction in 1,250 Community Health Centers […]

NRLC Media Backgrounder: Abortion Policy and “Health Care Reform”


For immediate release: Friday, March 5, 2010, 10 AM  For further information: National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) Federal Legislation Department, 202-626-8820 Communications Department, 202-626-8825 legfederal at aol.com National Right to Life:  “Any House member who votes for the Senate health bill is casting a career-defining pro-abortion vote”  WASHINGTON (March 5, 2010) — The following statement may be attributed […]

NRLC Letter to House Members on Abortion Provisions in Health Bills


What appears below is the text of a letter sent by NRLC to certain members of the U.S. House of Representatives, contrasting the abortion-related provisions of the House-passed and Senate-passed health care bills. To view or download a PDF version of the letter, click here. January 14, 2010 To the Honorable Members of the U.S. House […]

Statement by NRLC on the new Reid abortion language


To view or download NRLC’s December 20, 2009 letter to the U.S. Senate explaining in detail the pro-life objections to the Reid manager’s amendment, click here. (PDF file) Statement by the National Right to Life Committee on the new Reid abortion language (Reid “manager’s amendment” to H.R. 3590) WASHINGTON (December 19, 2009) – The National Right […]

35 Senators Warn Against Smuggling Pro-Abortion Policy Changes into Omnibus Appropriations Bill


WASHINGTON (December 7, 2009) —  Thirty-five senators today warned congressional Democratic leaders against attempting to use omnibus appropriations legislation as a vehicle to overturn longstanding pro-life policies on three different issues.   In a letter delivered today to Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nv.), the 35 Republican senators, led by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), warned that if any of the […]