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MEDIA ADVISORY: The Leader’s Roundtable: How the Democrat Plan Will Affect Your Life

Oct 21, 2021 | 2021 Press Releases, Press Releases, Press Room

National Right to Life President, Carol Tobias, Will Join Roundtable with Congressional Pro-Life Leaders

WASHINGTON – On Friday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will host a roundtable on the Hyde Amendment and taxpayer funding of abortions as part of an ongoing series about the Build Back Better plan.

The Democrat’s deceptively titled “Build Back Better” spending spree contains multiple provisions that would expand taxpayer funding of abortion. The bill, as currently written, would provide unlimited funding for abortion on demand in exchange plans in Medicaid non-expansion states. Additionally, the proposal includes a Medicaid-like program in non-expansion states with no Hyde Amendment protections.

“Abortion is not healthcare,” stated Carol Tobias. “Democrats in Congress are pursuing a radical agenda of abortion on demand to be paid for with taxpayer funds.”

WHAT:           The Leader’s Roundtable: How the Democrat Plan Will Affect Your Life

WHO:            

House Members:

          • Leader Kevin McCarthy
          • Chris Smith
          • Michelle Fischbach
          • Andy Harris

Stakeholders:

          • Carol Tobias, National Right to Life
          • Marilyn Musgrave, SBA List
          • Jeanne Mancini, March for LifE

WHEN:          Friday, October 22, 2021

                      10:00 a.m., Livestreamed: https://republicanleader.house.gov/live

The Hyde Amendment is widely recognized as having a significant impact on the number of abortions in the United States saving an estimated 2.4 million American lives.

National Right to Life believes that the Hyde Amendment has proven itself to be the greatest domestic abortion-reduction measure ever enacted by Congress. Additionally, a majority of Americans have consistently opposed taxpayer funding for abortion.

Due to security concerns, the event will not be open to the press at large but will be livestreamed here: https://republicanleader.house.gov/live

Founded in 1968, the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the federation of affiliates in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia and more than 3,000 local chapters, is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, National Right to Life works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.