Keep Taxpayer Funded Abortions out of D.C.!
June 25, 2009
Taxpayer-funding for abortion in the District of Columbia is one step closer to reality today.
Just a few hours ago, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and approved President Obama’s decision to weaken the Dornan Amendment, a long-standing prohibition against the use of your tax dollars to pay for abortions in the District of Columbia. Fortunately there is still time to make a change.
Why does this matter? Put simply, laws save lives. When the government isn’t subsidizing abortion on demand, we see fewer abortions.
Even the other side recognizes this. The Planned Parenthood, routinely issues reports showing that when public funding is not available, we see 30% fewer abortions among women who are eligible for Medicaid. That means at least 30% of babies whose mothers receive government subsidized health care survive because of abortion funding restrictions like the Dornan Amendment., the research arm of
This is why it is so important that you act now to oppose today’s weakening of the Dornan Amendment! We can still save the lives of the precious unborn children of the District of Columbia.
Conservative estimates say repealing the Dornan Amendment will result in 1,000 more abortions each year.
I urge you to consider forwarding this e-mail to as many friends and family members you can.
Thank you all that you do for the unborn boys and girls!
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