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    House Bill Would Address Obamacare’s Abortion Secrecy Clause

    Last week, Representative Chris Smith (R–NJ) introduced a bill that would require qualified health plans offered on Obamacare exchanges to disclose whether the plan includes coverage of elective abortion. “This is a Right to Know bill,” explained Smith. “Americans have a right to know upfront and with full transparency when … More

    Another Obamacare Exception for Congress: Taxpayers Could Pay for Abortion Coverage

    According to the Obama Administration’s latest eleventh-hour purported rulemaking, Members of Congress and their staff will be able to enroll in taxpayer-subsidized health plans that include coverage of elective abortions. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) released a final rule this week that will allow Members of Congress and their … More

    Abortion: U.S. Taxpayers Fund It Here and Abroad

    Roe v. Wade, which marks its 40th anniversary this week, created a host of new conflicts for life and conscience and did nothing to resolve cultural and political debates around the issue—including debates around the funding of abortion. Each year, the federal government entangles taxpayers in the abortion business, and … More

    Left Pushes Pre-Paid Abortions in Defense Bill

    Alongside another controversial provision in the 2011 defense authorization bill pending in Congress is language that illustrates the continuing challenge of taxpayer support for elective abortions. Included in the version of the bill that emerged from the Senate Armed Services Committee is an amendment sponsored by Sen. Roland Burris (D–IL) … More