“No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” Introduced

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From Americans United for Life:

Today, Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) are introducing the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” which would establish a permanent government-wide prohibition on the use of taxpayer dollars for abortion.

“The overwhelming majority of Americans are opposed to taxpayer-funded abortion, and the ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’ will comprehensively end this practice,” said Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of Americans United for Life Action. “Congress can act now and fix this problem once and for all, and we are urging our grassroots activists across the nation to contact their representatives and support this sensible legislation.”

This is the time to take action by emailing, calling and getting in contact with your representative. That’s right, they represent your opinion, but only if you make your opinion heard!

Contact your FL Congressmen: Allen Boyd, Bill Nelson, George LeMieux. Here’s an example email, just in case you aren’t sure what to say:

Dear *blank*,

I am writing you today to ask you to please support the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” by voting yes on this bill. I don’t believe the Government should fund abortions, and I am a strong proponent of bills that help protect and build families, as I hope you are.

Vote yes on “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”

Thank you for your service!

*Your name*

For decades, restrictions on the use of federal funds for abortions have been enacted separately and have been contained in annually-renewed Congressional temporary funding restrictions, regulations, and executive orders. This new bill would eliminate the ongoing struggle that Congress faces every year to ensure that federal funds are not used for abortions by enshrining this principle in U.S. statutory law. […]

This sensible, bipartisan bill will ensure that no government programs may slip through loopholes in the law to use taxpayer funds for abortions. (Emphasis added)

What do you think about this bill?


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