National Right to Life urges U.S. House to pass the "Protect Life Act"

WASHINGTON/Oct. 6/NRLC --

The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of right-to-life groups across the country, today sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to vote for the Protect Life Act (H.R. 358), sponsored by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.), when it comes to the floor for a vote next week. National Right to Life intends to include the vote in its scorecard of key pro-life roll calls of the 112th Congress.

As the letter notes, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, Public Law 111-148) "...contained multiple provisions that provide authorizations for subsidies for abortion, both implicit and explicit, and also multiple provisions that opened doors to abortion-expanding administrative actions." National Right to Life's letter observes that the Protect Life Act "...would apply the pro-life principles of the Hyde Amendment to every component of the PPACA, and contains important conscience protections for pro-life health care providers as well."

Public opinion polling conducted during the congressional debate over the bill generally found Americans opposed to the use of federal funds to pay for or subsidize abortion coverage. A post-election poll conducted by The Polling Company in November 2010 found 58% were opposed to "using taxpayer dollars to pay for abortion at any time and for any reason."

"The Protect Life Act is similar to the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, which passed the House in 2009, but was not included in the final law because of opposition by pro-abortion Senate Democrats and President Obama," said National Right to Life Legislative Director Douglas Johnson. "The Administration's 2010 pretense that ObamaCare did not expand abortion grows more tattered with each passing month. While running for mayor of Chicago, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel boasted of his role in devising a strategy for 'the Stupak Amendment not to exist by law.' Only yesterday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius gave a call-to-arms speech at a NARAL Pro-Choice America fundraiser in Chicago, in which she said 'we are in a war' with critics of the law."

A full analysis of the need for the Protect Life Act can be found in testimony by Mr. Johnson before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce on February 9, 2011:

www.nrlc.org/AHC/ProtectLifeActDouglasJohnsonTestimony.pdf.




button02b.gif

Categories

Archives

Pro-Life Articles

add your site
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 3, 2016, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Dec 2, 2016, 11:36 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 2, 2016, 11:08 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 2, 2016, 8:16 pm
cultureshift Dec 2, 2016, 7:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Dec 2, 2016, 4:09 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 2, 2016, 7:00 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 5:05 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 2, 2016, 5:52 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 4:18 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 4:51 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 3:23 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 2, 2016, 3:51 pm
The Point Dec 2, 2016, 3:06 pm
One Mom Dec 2, 2016, 3:24 pm
LTI Blog Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 2:41 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 2:27 pm
PM Notes Dec 2, 2016, 2:18 pm
Hispanic Pundit Dec 2, 2016, 1:25 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 2, 2016, 1:23 pm
The Point Dec 2, 2016, 1:25 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 12:04 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 12:49 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 12:39 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Dec 2, 2016, 12:41 pm
Alex Schadenberg Dec 2, 2016, 12:26 pm
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 11:09 am
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
Operation Rescue Dec 2, 2016, 11:15 am
NoisyRoom.net Dec 2, 2016, 10:29 am
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 10:13 am
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 10:41 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Dec 2, 2016, 11:22 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Dec 2, 2016, 10:30 am
Amirica Dec 2, 2016, 11:00 am
A Voice For Moms© Dec 2, 2016, 10:39 am
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 9:34 am
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Amirica Dec 2, 2016, 10:00 am
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 8:41 am
LifeNews Dec 2, 2016, 8:34 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 2, 2016, 10:48 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 2, 2016, 11:02 am
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 2, 2016, 8:03 am
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 2, 2016, 7:56 am
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Albert Mohler's Blog Dec 2, 2016, 5:57 am
The Common Room Dec 2, 2016, 5:04 am
Rebelution Dec 2, 2016, 5:00 am
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 2, 2016, 4:37 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 2, 2016, 12:44 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 2, 2016, 12:20 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Nov 29, 2016, 7:37 pm
DFW Catholic.org Dec 1, 2016, 4:02 am
DFW Catholic.org Nov 30, 2016, 3:01 pm
DFW Catholic.org Nov 30, 2016, 3:11 pm
DFW Catholic.org Dec 1, 2016, 1:30 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Dec 1, 2016, 11:36 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:07 pm
The Aquila Report Dec 1, 2016, 11:08 pm
HumanLifeMatters Dec 1, 2016, 11:20 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 1, 2016, 11:20 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 1, 2016, 9:18 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 1, 2016, 8:58 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 1, 2016, 9:14 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Dec 1, 2016, 9:08 pm
cultureshift Dec 1, 2016, 7:25 pm
The Common Room Dec 1, 2016, 6:55 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 1, 2016, 7:16 pm
March For Life Nov 10, 2016, 6:19 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 4:45 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 4:55 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 4:28 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 5:09 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Rose and Her Lily Dec 1, 2016, 3:50 pm
NoisyRoom.net Dec 1, 2016, 3:44 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 3:26 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 4:09 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Dec 1, 2016, 2:38 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 3:03 pm
Amirica Dec 1, 2016, 3:01 pm
A Lifestyle of Peace Dec 1, 2016, 2:56 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 2:17 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 2:23 pm
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 1, 2016, 2:01 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 12:34 pm
HumanLifeMatters Dec 1, 2016, 1:20 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 12:13 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Dec 1, 2016, 12:35 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
Pro-Life Unity Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 12:04 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 11:40 am
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Operation Rescue Dec 1, 2016, 10:43 am
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 10:35 am
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 10:49 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Dec 1, 2016, 11:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 1, 2016, 12:30 pm
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 10:22 am
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 1, 2016, 10:16 am
My Domestic Church Dec 1, 2016, 9:26 am
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 9:11 am
LifeNews Dec 1, 2016, 8:57 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 9:03 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 9:05 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 9:02 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 9:01 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 8:57 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 8:53 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 8:56 am
EmpowerShop Prolife Dec 1, 2016, 8:55 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Dec 1, 2016, 10:50 am
έχω ζωη Dec 1, 2016, 8:34 am
BIG C CATHOLICS Dec 1, 2016, 6:59 am
Les Femmes - The Truth Dec 1, 2016, 4:00 am
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Papa Mike's Blog Dec 1, 2016, 3:30 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 5:00 pm
HumanLifeMatters Dec 1, 2016, 1:20 am
RealChoice Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
BIG BLUE WAVE Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Nov 30, 2016, 11:36 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:01 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:02 pm
The Aquila Report Nov 30, 2016, 11:08 pm