Posts Tagged

Hyde Amendment

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 25, 2021 / 15:02 pm Spending bills introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would force employers and insurers to cover and pay for abortion, and do not include longtime protections for conscience rights, the U.S. bishops’ conference warned on Friday. “The bills released

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2021 / 09:02 am The White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will meet with Pope Francis on Oct. 29 at the Vatican. According to a Thursday statement by White House press secretary Jen Psaki, the Bidens will

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2021 / 10:01 am The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion providers in the Title X program. This week, the administration published a final rule stating clinics receiving Title X

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 12, 2021 / 15:01 pm Pro-life groups praised the Senate on Wednesday for narrowly approving language against taxpayer-funded abortion. The language was part of a budget resolution, a procedural step toward eventual passage of the Democrats’ proposed $3.5 trillion spending package for the 2022

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 14:05 pm Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill to students or staff. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), the founder and chairman of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, on Wednesday

by CNA Staff Hartford, Conn., Jul 15, 2021 / 18:19 pm The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on Thursday registered his sorrow at the advancement by the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives of a funding bill without including the usual prohibitions on abortion funding. According

Washington D.C., May 28, 2021 / 13:59 pm President Joe Biden on Friday did not include a 45 year-old pro-life policy in his final budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year, thus allowing for funding of abortions. The Hyde Amendment, enacted into law since 1976, bars federal funding

Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2021 / 11:05 am MT (CNA).- The group Democrats for Life of America is appealing to former President Jimmy Carter in its effort to preserve the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment, first enacted in 1976, bars federal funding of abortions except in cases of rape or

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Congressional Democrats called on President Joe Biden this week to remove pro-life protections from the 2022 federal budget. The Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, the Democratic Women’s Caucus leaders, and other members of the House and Senate sent a

CNA Staff, Aug 31, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has signaled that a prohibition on federal funding for abortion will be excluded from spending bills next year if Democrats retain a majority in the House of Representatives, setting the state for the end of a