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2011-02-08 15:44:00

Proposed Bill Will Cut Off Federal Funding, Lift Up Hispanic Women WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, a leading voice for Latinos, today called on the House of Representatives to pass HR 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), which creates a government-wide statutory prohibition on abortion funding. The bill would ensure that no federal funds pay for abortion in the...

2011-02-08 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's congressional hearing on HR 3, the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," is notable for many reasons. The proposed legislation would enact unreasonable obstacles to reproductive healthcare for millions of American women. It would grant a right to refuse to provide abortion or contraception to insurance companies, HMOs and hospitals based on a specious claim that these entities have a "conscience." It would increase healthcare...

2011-01-21 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 10,000 worshippers, many of them youth from schools around the nation, are expected to gather in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to pray for an end to abortion at the Opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life, Sunday, January 23, at 6:30 p.m., the eve of the 2011 March for Life. January 22 marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. Cardinal...

2011-01-11 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released this morning by the Guttmacher Institute finds an abortion rate increase of 1 percent, to 19.6 abortions per 1,000 women of child-bearing age in 2008. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Jeanne Monahan, Family Research Council's Director for the Center of Human Dignity, made the following comments: "The nation's abortion rate has declined for many years because of the tireless work of and...

2010-12-31 11:01:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was published on December 28, 2010, by Shafeen Charania, author of the synthesis blog, winner of the 2008 Weblog award for best new blog, and Time.com's 25 best blogs of 2009. The most significant acts of Congress in the last few decades have been war declarations - first drugs, then terror, what's next? With an increasingly polarized electorate combined with equally polarized candidates, the extreme right (conservative, pro-religion,...

2010-08-25 16:54:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action PAC, the political action committee connected to Family Research Council Action, praised Alaska's voters for affirming the right of parents to be notified should their minor daughter seek an abortion. The measure passed by a 55-45 percent margin. Alaskan voters not only turned out to support Ballot Measure 2, but many of them also supported FRC Action PAC-endorsed candidate Joe Miller over incumbent Senator Lisa Murkowski. FRC...

2010-08-24 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today called on the Virginia Board of Health to adopt safer health standards for abortion clinics in light of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's opinion yesterday that says the board has the authority to require hospital-type standards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) As a Louisiana state...

2010-08-20 13:31:00

Law would apply Hyde amendment policy to all federal funds Would protect health care providers from retaliation for not assisting with abortions WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, chair of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, called on members of the House of Representatives to support the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" (H.R. 5939), introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) at the end of July. He called for support in an August...

2010-07-29 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- D.C. Family Research Council Action today praised U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for introducing bipartisan legislation to codify federal abortion funding restrictions that have been greatly undermined this year. With passage of a health care law that will fund and subsidize abortion, and with efforts by pro-abortion senators to open up military bases to abortion, Rep. Smith is introducing legislation to enact a government-wide abortion funding...

2010-07-15 16:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following public criticisms of new federally-funded health insurance plans that would have covered elective abortions in Pennsylvania and New Mexico, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a statement that the agency will act to exclude abortion from this program. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, chairman of the U.S. Catholic bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed the statement as averting an...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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