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DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE OF AMERICAN DEMANDS FLOOR VOTE ON HYDE AMENDMENT

DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE OF AMERICAN DEMANDS  FLOOR VOTE ON HYDE AMENDMENT Those who support abortion funding should go on the record   Washington, D.C. Democrats For Life of America Executive Director Kristen Day was at the Capitol yesterday to meet with elected officials and get a pulse on what is happening with the Hyde Amendment. One of the rumors that is swirling around the Hill is that Democratic Party leadership will NOT allow an Amendment to restore a longstanding ban on taxpayer funding of abortion.   “If abortion-rights Democrats want abortion funding, they should not hide behind procedural gamesmenship, allow a vote, and go on the record of support for taxpayer funding...

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Statement on Advance of HHS Funding without Hyde Amendment

Democrats for Life of America is disappointed that yesterday, a small group of abortion extremists in our party, namely a congressional subcommittee, voted to advance a spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services which did not contain the Hyde Amendment. 60% of Americans, including a plurality of Democratic voters, do not want their tax dollars funding the killing of preborn children. We call on both our courageous pro-life Democratic officials and our supporters to speak up and ensure that the Hyde Amendment is included in the final version of the HHS budget. Speak up for the two million unique, irreplaceable lives saved by Hyde, and the millions we stand to lose...

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PRO-LIFE DEMOCRATS LEAD NATIONWIDE BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO SAVE THE HYDE AMENDMENT

  For Immediate Release PRO-LIFE DEMOCRATS LEAD NATIONWIDE BIPARTISAN EFFORT TO SAVE THE HYDE AMENDMENT  Urges Support for Poor Families Washington, D.C. Democrats For Life of America is partnering with Students for Life of America in Philadelphia, PA, and Akron, OH at a rally tomorrow (Friday, July 9th 11am) to urge lawmakers to save the bipartisan and longstanding Hyde Amendment that has been in effect since 1976. DFLA is also urging members of Congress to sign the #SaveHyde Pledge at dozens of sites of Democratic lawmakers who have previously supported Hyde or have identified themselves as Pro-Life Democrats. They will be at the offices of Brendan Boyle in Philadelphia,...

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