The amendments for the defense spending bill add new language that mirrors the Hyde Amendment.
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On July 1, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said he plans to sue, saying the city’s plan amounts to a use of taxpayer funds for abortions, which is prohibited under state law.
A recent study out of the University of Pittsburgh has highlighted the ongoing questions regarding the harvesting of fetal tissues for medical research.
EWTN reporter’s question followed a report citing legal minds who say the president could use executive powers to protect abortion.
‘Abortion is not health care unless one construes the precious life of an unborn child to be analogous to a tumor to be excised or a disease to be vanquished — pregnancy is not a disease,’ said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.
Mexico City Policy and Hyde and Weldon Amendments are targeted for exclusion.
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.
In remarks at her weekly press conference in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, Pelosi said she supports a repeal of Hyde because it is “an issue of health, of many women in America, especially those in lower-income situations and in different states.”
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.”