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House Votes to Approve the Rule

At 1:43 pm on Nov. 7, 2009, the House of Representatives voted to approve H.Res. 903, the Rule under which Democratic leadership will bring H.R. 3962, the Affordable Healthcare for America bill, to the House floor. (Roll Call vote No. 882)  The voted was approved…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog 1 comment

Endorsement of Pro-Life Amendment and New Score Letter

Americans United for Life’s legislative arm Americans United for Life Action endorses a key vote today on the House floor of the Stupak-Ellsworth-Pitts-Kaptur-Dahlkemper-Lipinski-Smith Amendment, an Amendment that blocks any federal money from going to abortion in health care reform. Americans United for Life Action’s President…

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07 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Once Again, Minors Are Left Unprotected in Illinois

On Tuesday we reported that the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) would be considering whether to once again delay implementation of the Illinois parental notification law.  For a short while on Wednesday, pro-lifers felt victorious: rather than further delay enforcement, as we…

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06 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments

Americans United for Life: Rep. Ellsworth’s Proposal Does Not Prevent Abortion Funding in Health Care Reform

esterday, the House Rules Committee announced that the “rule” for considering the sweeping health care legislation will encompass the language put forward by Rep. Brad Ellsworth, D-Ind. that the House leadership is falsely describing as pro-life. By allowing the Ellsworth language, House Democratic leaders hope to address the reluctance of pro-life Democrats to vote for the health bill.

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05 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Media Alerts 2 comments

Popping the “Bubble Zone” Jurisprudence Before It Floats Away

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found a Pittsburg ordinance restricting access to public areas around abortion clinics unconstitutional.  More specifically, the court held the ordinance to be “insufficiently tailored” because it “burdens substantially more speech than necessary” to achieve…

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05 Nov 2009 Posted by Americans United for Life in Blog no comments
 
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