Chairman Rick Scott joined EWTN Pro-Life Weekly last week to discuss the Democrats’ radical agenda to eliminate the Hyde and Helms Amendments. For over 40 years, the Hyde Amendment has been in place to protect American taxpayers from being forced to pay for abortions. And for nearly 50 years, Congress has also upheld the Helms Amendment, which protects taxpayer funds from being sent overseas to pay for elective abortions. An NRSC poll taken this year shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose funding overseas abortions. Democrats are simply out of touch.
U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and 24 other senators sent a letter this week to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra opposing the Biden administration's attempt to eliminate a 2019 Trump-era rule that blocked combined payments for abortion coverage in taxpayer-funded Obamacare exchange plans. The senators wrote in objection to the proposed rule, … Continue reading Biden to turn Obamacare into taxpayer funded abortion scheme
A U.S. district judge has blocked the state of Texas from cutting off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding. This is the sixth instance in which a court has prevented a state from denying Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood: Arkansas, Alabama, Kansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana have also attempted to make Planned Parenthood ineligible for funds. On Dec. … Continue reading Latest Court Decision Blocking Texas’ Attempt to Defund Planned Parenthood Shows Need for Congressional Action