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The July 12, 2019 issue of The Flinn Report revealed that The Department of Healthcare and Family Services has proposed an amendment (“propo...

November 1, 2019

Senate Bill Could Prevent Pro-Life Groups from Receiving Foreign Aid

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.)
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) inserted an amendment into an omnibus funding bill which “would prop up the abortion industry and overseas promoting of abortion with federal funds,” and create a “vehicle to harass pro-life recipients” according to a letter to senators from March for Life Action.

H.R. 2740, the omnibus funding bill with this amendment, was pulled from a vote on Thursday, but the entire bill or a new bill that still includes this language could be reintroduced. Congress has until Nov. 21 to pass an appropriations bill to fund government agencies in the 2020 fiscal year.

The amendment increases aid to domestic groups that support abortion and also creates an enforcement mechanism against "discrimination" of aid beneficiaries on the basis of sex, “including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy.” March for Life Action is concerned that this enforcement mechanism could prevent pro-life groups from receiving aid which they currently use to provide life-affirming care.

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