Posts Tagged ‘ abortion ’

Trump Praised For Expanding Protections For Unborn

May 16th, 2017 | By

(photo courtesy DonaldJTrump.com) Some of America’s biggest pro-life organizations are praising the Trump administration for a huge expansion in protections for the unborn worldwide through an order Monday that amplified the Mexico City policy. The policy, which Trump reinstated just about as soon as he became president, banned the expenditure of U.S. tax funds for

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Senator Lankford Applauds Senate Passage Of CRA To Restore States’ Authority To Make Title X Funding Decisions

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has applauded Senate passage of H.J. Res. 43, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) Resolution of Disapproval for President Obama’s Health and Human Services (HHS) Title X regulation. The resolution passed the Senate today by a vote of 51-50. Specifically, the CRA would restore states’ ability and authority to make funding decisions for Title X health care providers.



Senate Passes Bill To Let States Strip Funding From Planned Parenthood

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

With Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote, the Senate approved a bill Thursday to let states strip federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood, marking the first successful strike against the country’s largest abortion network.



Paul Ryan: Planned Parenthood To Be Defunded Through Reconciliation

Mar 29th, 2017 | By

Speaker Paul Ryan said the House will use reconciliation in order to defund Planned Parenthood in the Obamacare repeal bill. “We think reconciliation is the tool, because that gets it in law,” Mr. Ryan said at a press conference Tuesday. “Reconciliation is the way to go.”



House Passes Black’s Resolution Protecting States’ Right To Withhold Funding From Abortion Providers

Feb 17th, 2017 | By

Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, praised the bipartisan House passage of her resolution, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. The resolution passed by a vote of 230 to 188.



Michael Wear, Ex-Obama Staffer, Says Democrats ‘Too In Love With’ Abortion To Appeal To Christians

Dec 30th, 2016 | By

The days when Democrats believed abortion should be “safe, legal and rare” are long gone, according to a former Obama White House staffer. Michael Wear, who spearheaded President Obama’s 2012 faith outreach efforts, said Democrats have become “too in love with” abortion to bring Christian and pro-life voters into the fold.



Senator Daines Outlines Montana Priorities For President-Elect Trump

Dec 7th, 2016 | By

Reinstate the Mexico City Policy. This policy, first established by President Reagan, prevents organizations that receive American taxpayer dollars from performing or promoting abortions abroad, even if done with non-United States government funding. The United States should seek to support the value of life among all nations and no taxpayer funds should be used to support programs such as forced abortion or for the promotion of abortion anywhere. 



Rep. Diane Black: The Insidious Way Team Obama Is Funneling Money To Planned Parenthood

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

The Obama administration’s actions to protect its political allies at Planned Parenthood are personally appalling, but they also point to the pro-life movement’s growing strength. The president used this backdoor maneuver because Congress and state legislatures across the country have held the line, voting to prioritize true women’s health over abortion and to provide funding to health care providers that will meet the needs of women and families while protecting the existence of our unborn.



House Passes Conscience Protection Act To Defend Religious Freedom

Jul 14th, 2016 | By

Last week our nation celebrated the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The founders who fought for and won our individual freedoms knew that each successive generation would have to work to preserve and protect the “sacred fire of liberty” from the encroachments of the state.



The Price We Pay For Political Correctness

Jun 7th, 2016 | By

Military chaplains often tell me they are concerned that acting consistent with the tenets of their faith – which is the very nature of their position – could mean losing their job. The Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious non-profit organization that cares for the vulnerable elderly poor, faces pressure to violate their faith because the government required certain services in their health insurance plans.