Navigation Links
Americans United for Life Action Fights the Abortion Bailout by Supporting the Nelson-Hatch-Casey Amendment
Date:12/7/2009

"Without the Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment, America is on the verge of the largest expansion of abortion funding since Roe v. Wade." -- Charmaine Yoest

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Robert Casey (D-PA) have offered an amendment that would prohibit federal funding for abortion and for insurance plans that cover abortion. This amendment could be offered for a vote as early as today - and unless it passes, the final health bill could lead to the largest expansion of federal funding for abortion in history.

Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Charmaine Yoest said, "A strong majority of Americans do not want to fund abortion in health care reform. Without the Nelson-Hatch-Casey amendment, America is on the verge of the largest expansion of abortion funding since Roe v. Wade. It is time for the Senate to decide whether to listen to the American people or to move forward with health care legislation that funds abortion on-demand."

Americans United for Life Action President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest and Staff Counsel Mary Harned are available for interviews today and Tuesday about this critical abortion vote in the Senate health care bill.

About Americans United for Life Action

AUL Action is the legislative arm of Americans United for Life (AUL). Americans United for Life (AUL) is the first national pro-life organization in America. In 1980, AUL successfully defended the Hyde Amendment before the U.S. Supreme Court in Harris v. McRae. Visit AUL Action's RealHealthCareRespectsLife.com, for background from our legal team about the threats to life in the current health care reform bills.

SOURCE Americans United for Life Action


'/>"/>
SOURCE Americans United for Life Action
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Americans United For Life: Senate Passes the Pro-Abortion Mikulski Amendment Under the Guise of Preventive Care
2. VIDEO from Medialink and the American Nurses Association (ANA): American Nurses Association Urges All Americans to Take Part in Health Care Reform Debate
3. Thomson Reuters Survey: Most Americans Support Public Option in Healthcare Reform Legislation but Are Skeptical Healthcare Will Improve in 2010
4. Northwestern Mutual Survey Reveals That Most Americans Are Putting Their Income at Risk
5. American Red Cross Survey Finds 62 Percent of Americans Plan to Donate More Than $25 to Charity This Holiday Season in Spite of Economic Downturn
6. Bank of America Charitable Foundation Presents $1 Million Contribution to Feeding America in an Effort to Help Connect Low-Income Americans With Federal Nutrition Programs
7. National Poll Confirms Americans Support Curbs on Malpractice Lawsuits
8. Mercy Corps Urges Americans to Put the Giving Back Into Thanksgiving
9. LTC Awareness Month Finds Americans Still in Dark about Long-Term Care
10. New Poll Finds 71 Percent of Americans Favor Investing More in Disease Prevention as Central to Health Reform
11. African-Americans with colorectal cancer have poorer outcomes, lower survival rates
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... September 26, 2017 , ... “Sound of My Song”: an intriguing and ... published author, Karmen Worden, a retired teacher with a passion for music and ancestral ... intriguing and inspiring story on loss, living with depression, and finding love through the ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... ... ... Tour Guide”: is the life story of the author and the exciting times this adventurer ... is an adventure tour guide and the subject of the book. , “Quickly slapping ... shocked faces. I played it off as a part of the adventure tour, an “added ...
(Date:9/26/2017)... , ... September 26, 2017 , ... Time out for ... a little boy's newfound understanding that even grownups make mistakes. “Time Out for Daddy” ... United States for her entire life and whose passion for children inspired her to ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... September 25, 2017 , ... ... VitalBand, the first and only fully programmable fall detection smart watch. VitalBand ... as many critical contacts as you want so help arrives quickly. Plus, ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... Reston, VA (PRWEB) , ... September 25, 2017 ... ... mobile application security, today announced its latest release of SentinelSecure™, version 3.0, will ... website Secure.Systems . This newest version of SentinelSecure™ comes with several new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/6/2017)... Sept. 6, 2017  Medical professionals are ... skills while treating their patients. Medical simulations ... without involving patients. Simulation provides a safe ... carry out procedures, refine techniques and build ... of new technology, such as augmented reality, ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... KEYSTONE, Colo. , Sept. 5, 2017 ... their XR-29 DoseCheck solution. Scannerside DoseCheck is a third-party ... update existing CT scanners and allows compliance with current ... The Sapheneia-Scannerside proprietary XR 29 DoseCheck solution is specifically ... notifications and alerts of potential radiation doses over a ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ... company focused on the development of oral drug delivery ... meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... At the meeting, the ... submission of ORMD-0801, would be a Biologics License Application ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: