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
NoisyRoom.net Jul 22, 2014, 4:50 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 22, 2014, 5:01 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 22, 2014, 5:07 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Jul 22, 2014, 4:32 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 22, 2014, 4:20 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 3:25 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 3:39 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 2:48 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 4:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 4:09 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 3:54 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 22, 2014, 4:47 pm
jillstanek.com Jul 22, 2014, 3:30 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 22, 2014, 4:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 10:51 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 10:48 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 1:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 3:24 pm
Alex Schadenberg Jul 22, 2014, 3:55 pm
The Point Jul 22, 2014, 1:37 pm
MCCL Blog Jul 22, 2014, 2:38 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 2:33 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 2:52 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 3:00 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 3:07 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 2:50 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 3:10 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 22, 2014, 2:52 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 22, 2014, 3:16 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 9:47 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 1:59 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 1:19 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 2:00 pm
Down on the Pharm Jul 22, 2014, 2:05 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 12:54 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:22 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 9:04 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 11:31 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:53 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:35 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:28 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 1:06 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 22, 2014, 3:25 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 12:18 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 12:49 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 12:00 pm
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 11:45 am
Thinking Americanist Jul 22, 2014, 12:52 pm
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 11:14 am
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 11:47 am
John Smeaton, SPUC director Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
jillstanek.com Jul 22, 2014, 12:00 pm
Happy Catholic Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
SUNLIT UPLANDS Jul 22, 2014, 12:19 pm
Operation Rescue Jul 22, 2014, 10:37 am
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 10:13 am
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 10:46 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 10:26 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 11:12 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 10:49 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
NoisyRoom.net Jul 22, 2014, 10:13 am
LifeNews Jul 22, 2014, 9:32 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 22, 2014, 9:42 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 22, 2014, 9:47 am
Karen Edmisten Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Jul 22, 2014, 9:53 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:12 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 9:30 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 9:39 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 22, 2014, 11:09 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 22, 2014, 9:30 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 22, 2014, 11:39 am
Vivificat! Jul 22, 2014, 8:48 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 22, 2014, 9:18 am
Lake County Right to Life Blog Jul 22, 2014, 9:14 am
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 4:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:15 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 8:31 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 8:32 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 8:24 am
Abortion in Cincinnati - News Jul 22, 2014, 8:14 am
man with black hat Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 7:42 am
Challies Dot Com Jul 22, 2014, 7:59 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 1:30 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 6:49 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 6:26 am
Dakota Voice (Blog) Jul 22, 2014, 6:16 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 22, 2014, 6:04 am
Challies Dot Com Jul 22, 2014, 6:43 am
Reclaiming Our Children Jan 1, 1970, 2:00 am
jillstanek.com Jul 22, 2014, 5:39 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 6:03 am
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 21, 2014, 12:48 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 21, 2014, 5:24 pm
Catholic Fire Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Birth Mom Missions Blog Jul 22, 2014, 4:11 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 1:12 am
DFW Catholic.org Jul 22, 2014, 2:03 am
Kevin Tracy Jul 22, 2014, 2:02 am
Aardvark Alley Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Kevin Tracy Jul 22, 2014, 12:44 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Jul 22, 2014, 1:21 am
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
Greater Fitchburg For Life Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
FREEDOM EDEN Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
The Ohio Anglican.blog Jul 22, 2014, 1:03 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 1:52 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 2:10 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 1:37 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 10:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 18, 2014, 5:38 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 9:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 2:15 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 18, 2014, 12:27 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 18, 2014, 4:26 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 18, 2014, 3:15 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 3:04 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 18, 2014, 9:00 am
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 6:48 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 4:49 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 6:05 pm
Truth and Charity Forum Jul 22, 2014, 12:01 am
HicktownPress Jul 21, 2014, 9:47 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 21, 2014, 8:30 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 7:44 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Jul 21, 2014, 9:16 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 21, 2014, 8:00 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 21, 2014, 7:51 pm
joy of nine9 Jul 21, 2014, 8:08 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 21, 2014, 8:07 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 21, 2014, 8:16 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 6:06 pm
DEACON FOR LIFE Jul 21, 2014, 8:16 pm
Thinking Americanist Jul 21, 2014, 7:49 pm
Where the Rubber Hits the Road Jul 21, 2014, 7:45 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 21, 2014, 6:43 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 7:02 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 6:29 pm
FRC.org - Web Log Jul 21, 2014, 6:38 pm
Spero News Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 5:49 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 6:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 6:47 pm
A Culture of Life Jul 21, 2014, 6:39 pm
Thinking Americanist Jul 21, 2014, 6:45 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 21, 2014, 5:35 pm
NoisyRoom.net Jul 21, 2014, 5:37 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 5:12 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 5:32 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 5:03 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 5:24 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:37 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 4:09 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:45 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 4:09 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:55 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:52 pm
Christian Newswire: All Releases Jul 21, 2014, 6:48 pm
Rebelution Jul 21, 2014, 4:45 pm
Priests for Life Jul 21, 2014, 5:18 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 4:09 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 4:46 pm
HLI World Watch Jul 21, 2014, 4:34 pm
The Black Kettle Jul 21, 2014, 4:53 pm
The Anchoress Jul 21, 2014, 5:11 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:12 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 4:35 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 21, 2014, 3:56 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 3:33 pm
LifeNews Jul 21, 2014, 3:05 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Jul 21, 2014, 4:19 pm
Les Femmes - The Truth Jul 21, 2014, 3:59 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:13 pm
DFW Catholic.org Jul 21, 2014, 3:30 pm
CNSNews.com Headlines Jul 21, 2014, 3:56 pm