Democrats introduce bill to force taxpayer-funded abortions

Abortion is what this degree of conflict in our country is all about.

Calvin Freiburger

News Abortion, Politics - U.S. Thu Mar 14, 2019 - 5:24 pm EST

Democrats introduce bill to force taxpayer-funded abortions

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A group of female Democrats in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate have introduced legislation to fund elective abortions directly with taxpayer dollars through federal healthcare and insurance programs.

The Hyde Amendment is the language added to federal budgets every year that forbids most taxpayer dollars from funding abortions except for those in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother’s life. While most Democrats grudgingly accept its yearly renewal and instead focus their efforts on defending federal funding to Planned Parenthood (through which taxpayers indirectly pay for abortions), pro-abortion activists have long dreamed of completely eliminating limits to abortion funding. On Tuesday, a group of Democrats re-introduced legislation to do just that.

Democrat Reps. Barbara Lee, Jan Schakowsky, and Diana DeGette are leading the re-introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act in the House of Representatives, with Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Patty Murray introducing it in the Senate, according to a press release on Lee’s website.

The text of 2019 version has not yet been published, so it remains to be seen whether it differs from previous sessions . . .

Canon Law automatically excommunicates any Catholic who commits an abortion or assists in one. The argument can be made that this can extend to anyone who pays for one as well.

This is bad. Illinois just recently passed a bill which Gov Rauner signed to have Medicaid pay for abortions, bypassing the Hyde Amendment. Within 6 months the abortion rate quadrupled.

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Oh, heavens, Sen. Tammy Duckworth is our Illinois Senator!

God help us.

It’s going to require a massive communication from constituents to their Senators. They have to realize that this is not the will of the nation.

And Tammy is the first Senator who brought her baby to the Senate floor while in session. Who would have thought.

If so, should the church start making these ex communications public?

Do they not do this for fear of being on the losing side of a political fight?

Losing in terms of a reduction of support and influence (and benefits).

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Yes, you’re right. So sad.

Thank goodness this atrocity will never pass the Senate or even if it did, it would be vetoed.

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