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Only 7 Illinois Reps Vote to Ban Federal Abortion Funding
Republican members of Illinois’ Congressional delegation have voted to slap a total ban on federal taxpayer funding of elective abortions.
Seven of Illinois’ eighteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted for the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. This pro-life legislation was introduced by U.S. Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and was passed on January 28 by a vote of 227 to 188. The bill number is H.R. 7
HR 7 seeks to accomplish three important goals:
Make the Hyde Amendment and other current abortion funding prohibitions permanent;
The U.S. House of Representatives will begin voting this week on HR 3, “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”
HR 3 will prevent the use of federal taxpayer funds to pay for elective abortion. If HR 3 does not become law, we as taxpayers may soon be paying for 675,000 abortions a year.
A 2011 CNN opinion research poll says that 61 percent of Americans oppose the use of taxpayer funding for abortions even when a woman can’t afford it. A 2010 Zogby poll found that 77 percent of Americans do not believe that federal funds should ever …
SBA List ‘State of the Unborn’ Calls on Obama to End Tax-Funded Abortion, Expresses Optimism for Pro-Life Movement
On March for Life, Eve of State of the Union, Pro-Life Leader Calls for Grassroots to Seize Momentum in 112th Congress
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ — Today, in her first annual State of the Unborn video address, Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser called the 38th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision a unique opportunity for pro-life America. The address, available at www.sba-list.org/stateoftheunborn, coincides with the annual March for Life in Washington, DC.
“It’s not just a movement anymore. All the polls show this is pro-life America now,” Dannenfelser said. “It’s time …