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Governor Rauner Signs Pro-Abortion HB40

UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th.   It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...

July 10, 2015

Competing abortion bills on Capitol Hill

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are waging a political war on a current law, the Hyde Amendment, that bans use of tax dollars for abortion.

But Mary Harned, staff counsel for Americans United for Life, warns that pro-abortion lawmakers are introducing a bill to prohibit the Hyde Amendment.

"The bill would permit federal Medicaid dollars to be used to pay for abortions for women on public assistance," Harned tells OneNewsNow.

Click here for the originating article from OneNewsNow.