Democrats Defeat Pro-Life Amendment, Vote to Force Americans to Fund Abortions

Congressional Democrats defeated Republicans’ attempt Thursday to reinstate a popular, long-standing ban on taxpayer funding for elective abortions in federal spending bills. During a House Appropriations Committee meeting, U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, led Republicans in calling for the Hyde Amendment to be restored. Cole introduced a measure to add the Hyde Amendment to federal … Continue reading Democrats Defeat Pro-Life Amendment, Vote to Force Americans to Fund Abortions