Bishops Say Pandemic Relief Bill Must be Passed Without Abortion Funding

If it becomes law, the American Rescue Plan Act would pit the great need Americans have for economic relief in this pandemic against those who insist the bill must include abortion funding, said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairmen of seven USCCB committees.

Pro-Life Groups Warn That New COVID Relief Bill Funds Abortion

The House passed the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, also referred to as the American Rescue Plan of 2021, early Saturday morning, Feb. 27. While the bill will fund vaccines, testing and tracing, and will also provide economic relief to American families and adult dependents, it doesn’t include prohibitions on abortion funding. 

Medical Experts Say Science Is Proving Pro-Lifers Right 

It’s not just prayer that’s helping the pro-life community make the argument against abortion. According to doctors and leaders of the movement, advances such as the ultrasound are bolstering the pro-life position. 

Bill Would Block Taxpayer Funding of Abortion, Make Hyde Amendment Permanent

H.R. 18 — the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2021 — would make the long-standing Hyde Amendment permanent and keep in place similar provisions to ensure no federal dollars are used to pay for abortion and health plans that include abortion.

48 Years of Marching for the Voiceless

In 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States invalidates 50 state laws and makes abortion legal — on demand — throughout the U.S. in the decisions of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton.