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2014-01-15 20:21:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the House Judiciary Committee approved by a 22 to 12 vote H.R. 7, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," authored by U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). This bipartisan bill would permanently prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council Director for the Center for Human Dignity Arina Grossu...

2013-09-17 08:30:50

"You could call Obamacare the 'Abortionist Full-Employment Act' as it provides multiple new income streams, and even new government jobs, for an industry whose primary product is harming women and ending unborn life," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The anti-life policies of Obamacare intertwined throughout healthcare at the personal, business, state and federal levels make it nearly impossible for an increasingly pro-life American...

2013-04-11 16:24:43

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Under the president's budget for FY 2014, more than nine million women--women who are young, poor or disabled, as well as women serving our country in the military, the Peace Corps, the civil service and many others--will be denied coverage for abortion," said Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "In the budget, President Obama made the right decision to reinstate federal policy that the District of Columbia may dedicate its...

2012-08-30 02:25:51

Amendment Puts Florida in Line with Federal Law TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lesbian Political Action Committee (LPAC), in its recently announced ballot initiatives for the November election, seems to be unclear on Florida's proposed Amendment 6 and what it would achieve. LPAC's August 23 news release states: "Florida's proposed amendment would strip away important reproductive freedoms for women in the state, and would intrude on private medical decisions...

2012-06-28 06:27:53

"Today's Supreme Court decision ratified a landmark anti-life law, which unfairly forces Americans to pay for abortions - Congress must now take action," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said that in their decision on HHS v. Florida, the Supreme Court "failed to overturn an unconstitutional law that forcibly and unfairly intertwines all Americans and their hard-earned money...

2012-03-21 10:23:49

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Today at a Capitol Hill news conference, Jeanne Monahan, director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), joined Members of Congress and pro-life leaders to condemn new regulations instituted by President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services that requires anyone enrolled in an insurance plan that covers elective abortion to pay an additional abortion surcharge. (Logo:...

2011-10-13 12:04:00

"Money is fungible," says AULA's Dr. Yoest. "Taxpayers should not be involuntary donors to the abortion industry and health care workers' conscience rights must be protected." WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called on members of the U.S. House today and eventually the U.S. Senate to pass the Protect Life Act -- a bill that addresses anti-life and anti-conscience threats in the Affordable Care Act...

2011-05-04 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action, the lobbying arm of Family Research Council, praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing today H.R. 3, "The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." FRC Action also commended U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL), who authored the bill that would codify and make permanent the Hyde Amendment across the federal government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC Action's Super...

2011-05-02 12:06:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee associated with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad campaign in 12 congressional districts today, calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to approve H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." The House is expected to debate and vote on the legislation on Wednesday, May 4. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The ad buy will run on...

2011-04-05 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Family Freedom Fund, a political action committee associated with Family Research Council Action, launched a radio ad campaign in eight congressional districts today calling on Republican Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for H.R. 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act." This legislation would wipe the slate clean of government projects that force Americans to pay for abortions and abortion coverage. The...