Mexico City Policy and Hyde and Weldon Amendments are targeted for exclusion.
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Susan B. Anthony List campaign highlights 20 Democrats’ support for taxpayer-funded abortion. The effort features door-to-door visits in members’ home states and districts, as well as digital ads, phone calls to constituents, and a three-state press tour.
Wednesday’s vote was seen as a marker, setting members on the record for or against federal funding of abortions in the 2022 fiscal year budget.
Pro-life leaders criticized the omission of these ‘riders’ from the spending bills.
President Joe Biden, a Catholic, excluded the Hyde Amendment from his budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year.
An amendment to include the Hyde Amendment in the appropriations bill failed at Thursday’s markup hearing in a 27-32 vote. The legislation, without the Hyde Amendment, ultimately passed the committee by a vote of 33-25.
A proposed federal spending bill is the most extreme pro-abortion funding bill in the history of the United States, said the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in a statement on Tuesday.
The bill did not include the Hyde Amendment, federal policy since 1976 which bars funding of abortions in Medicaid
Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, said in a statement on Monday, “Emboldened by the White House, pro-abortion Democrats in Congress will stop at nothing to expand abortion on demand, paid for by taxpayers, at home and abroad.”
Marshall argued that state attorneys general should work to protect a policy that offers conscience protections to taxpayers. “