U.S. House to Vote on No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act!

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to take up a major pro-life bill - the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) - on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Ohio Right to Life urges you to contact the office of your representative in the U.S. House, to urge him or her to support H.R. 3 and to oppose all amendments that may be offered by opponents of the bill.

Currently, there is a patchwork of different federal laws that restrict federal funding of abortion. However, many of these restrictions (such as the well-known Hyde Amendment, which applies to the federal Medicaid program) expire every year - which forces the pro-life side to re-fight the same battles in Congress, year after year. Moreover, in a number of federal programs - notably, some major new programs created by the massive Obama health care law in 2010 - federal subsidies for abortion are currently permissible under law. H.R. 3 would replace this leaky patchwork with a permanent, government-wide prohibition on federal funding of abortion and federal subsidies for health plans that cover abortion. 

The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act is sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), the co-chairs of the House Pro-Life Caucus. To see an always-current list of co-sponsors of the bill, CLICK HERE.

Contact your Representative today to urge support of H.R. 3! CLICK HERE to find your Representatives!




Ohio Congressional Representatives

Austria, Steve, 7th District - (202) 225-4324

Boehner, John A., 8th District - (202) 225-6205

Chabot, Steve, 1st District - (202) 225-2216

Fudge, Marcia L.,11th District - (202) 225-7032

Gibbs, Bob, 18th District - (202) 225-6265

Johnson, Bill, 6th District - (202) 225-5705

Jordan, Jim, 4th District - (202) 225-2676

Kaptur, Marcy, 9th District - (202) 225-4146

Kucinich, Dennis J., 10th District - (202) 225-5871

LaTourette, Steven C., 14th District - (202) 225-5731

Latta, Robert E., 5th District - (202) 225-6405

Renacci, Jim, 16th District - (202) 225-3876

Ryan, Tim, 17th District - 202-225-5261

Schmidt, Jean, 2nd District - (202) 225-3164

Stivers, Steve, 15th District - (202) 225-2015

Sutton, Betty, 13th District - (202) 225-3401

Tiberi, Pat, 12th District - (202) 225-5355

Turner, Michael, 3rd District - (202) 225-6465 

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