Federal Funding of Abortion and Related Issues


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NRLC Scorecard Advisory on H.R. 849 (repealing IPAB) -- October 31, 2017

 

National Right to Life Urges Action on IPAB -- October 2, 2017

 

NRLC scorecard letter on motion to proceed to H.R. 1628 on Obamacare repeal -- July 24, 2017

 

NRLC letter to Congress urging "YES" vote on American Health Care Act -- May 4, 2017

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NRLC urges “yes” vote on the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace portions of the Obama health care law -- March 17, 2017

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NRLC scorecard advisory on H.J. Res. 43, using the Congressional Review Act to overturn the Obama Administration rule related to Title X grant recipient requirements -- February 10, 2017

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NRLC letter to Congress in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act -- January 19, 2017

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NRLC advises U.S. House members on three amendments to Financial Services appropriations bill -- June 22, 2016

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NRLC urges U.S. House to approve bill (H.R. 5233) to reaffirm congressional control over District of Columbia funds -- May 24, 2016

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NRLC letter to House of Representatives urging final approval of reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal many parts of Obamacare -- January 5, 2016

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NRLC urges Senate to retain "Hyde" provision in anti-trafficking bill -- March 11, 2015
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NRLC letter to U.S. House of Representatives urging support for H.R. 596, to repeal "Obamacare" law -- February 3, 2015

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House urging passage of No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) -- January 22, 2015
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GAO report confirms elective abortion coverage widespread in Obamacare exchange plans -- September 16, 2014 

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NRLC letter to U.S. House of Representative members about the Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) -- January 24, 2014

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Text of final version of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act [PDF]

 

Bait-and-Switch: The Obama Administration's Flouting of Key Part of Nelson "Deal" on Obamacare - December 9, 2013 

 

Release: NRLC Urges OPM Acting Director to tell the President: We Cannot Break the Law on Abortion - September 9, 2013

 

NRLC Comments Regarding Proposed Regulations on Federal Employees Health Benefits [PDF] - September 9, 2013

 

Insurance Coverage of Abortion Regulations [PDF] - May 6, 2014

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House of Representatives in support of H.R. 45, a bill to repeal Obamacare - May 13, 2013
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NRLC urges Senate to adopt Cruz Amendment to de-fund Obamacare - March 12, 2013
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NRLC Scorecard Letter to U.S. House on H.R. 6079, Repeal of Obamacare Act - July 12, 2012
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HHS issues new rule on ObamaCare scheme to fund abortion insurance - March 14, 2012

 

Release: NRLC Applauds U.S. House Approval of Protect Life Act - October 13, 2011

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House members in support of the Protect Life Act (H.R. 358) [PDF] - October 6, 2011

 

U.S. House votes to prohibit discrimination against pro-life doctors in new medical education program, 234-182 - May 25, 2011

 

Release: U.S. House Passes No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act - May 4, 2011

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House in support of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) [PDF] - May 3, 2011

 

Questions and Answers on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act [PDF] - May 3, 2011

 

NRLC letter to U.S. Senate on bills to de-fund Planned Parenthood and Obama health care law [PDF] - April 12, 2011

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House on bills to de-fund Planned Parenthood and Obama health care law [PDF] - April 12, 2011

 

NRL News: Planned Parenthood increasing, not reducing, abortion [PDF] - February 2011

 

Release: NRLC commends U.S. house for vote to cut federal funds from "bloated abortion mega-marketer Planned Parenthood - February 18, 2011

 

"Planned Parenthood's Unseemly Empire: The Billion-Dollar 'NonProfit'", The Weekly Standard [PDF]

This excellent article by Charlotte Allen, published in The Weekly Standard explored Planned Parenthood's ever-expanding "marketing" of abortion to teenagers and others.

 

NRLC Urges U.S. house to Approve Pro-Life Provisions in Funding Bill [PDF] - February 14, 2011

 

Testimony of NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson before the Health Subcommittee of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee in support of the Protect Life Act  [PDF]- February 9, 2011

Watch a video of the hearing here

 

NRL News: Pro-Life forces poised to challenge Obamacare, government subsidies for abortion [PDF] - January 6, 2011

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House urging support for H.R. 2 to repeal President Obama's pro-abortion, pro-rationing health care law [PDF] - January 6, 2011

 

Sworn affidavit of NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson providing detailed refutation of claims that the Obama health care law does not contain federal subsidies for abortion [PDF] - October 28, 2010

Click here to see a list of exhibits (supporting documents) referre to in the affidavit of Douglas Johnson

 

Click here for The Facts About Abortion in the Obama Health Care Law

Click here for materials regarding abortion-related issues in health care legislation that were issued by National Right to Life During 2009-2010

 

Obama budget recommends tax-funded abortion in nation's capital - May 7, 2009

 

NRL News: Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress hoping to impose sweeping abortion mandates in "health care reform" - April 9, 2009

 

NRLC letter to National Indian Health Board [PDF] - June 13, 2008

 

NRLC letter to U.S. House of Representatives [PDF] - June 4, 2008

 

NRLC applauds Senate adoption of Vitter Amendment to prohibit coverage of abortion in federal Indian health programs - February 27, 2008

 

NRLC urges Senate to adopt Vitter Amendment to prevent funding of abortions in Indian health programs [PDF] - January 17, 2008