Office of Pro Life

WASHINGTON — Congress should support a bill (H.R. 1179, S. 1467) that will close gaps in protection of conscience rights in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), especially in light of the threat to conscience rights posed by a new mandate from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston in a September 7 letter to Congress.

WASHINGTON -- The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nationwide federation of right-to-life organizations, has commended the 251 members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to pass the landmark No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) on Wednesday, May 4, but directed sharp criticism at President Obama and at the 175 House members (all of them Democrats) who voted against the bill.