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National Right to Life Praises House and Senate Pro-Life Leaders for Their Commitment to Protecting the Hyde Amendment

Jan 14, 2022 | 2022 Press Releases, Press Releases, Press Room

WASHINGTON, D.C.— A letter signed by 181 members of the House of Representatives was sent by the co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy praising them for their work and diligence in protecting the Hyde Amendment.

The following statement can be attributed to Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life:

We join with Congressional Pro-Life Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-Md.), Rep. Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) and Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.), Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), and other pro-life members of Congress in praising the efforts of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) for their diligence in protecting the Hyde Amendment. National Right to Life considers the Hyde Amendment to be the greatest domestic abortion-reduction measure ever enacted by Congress. Since it was first adopted in 1976, it has been widely recognized as saving over 2.4 million lives by preventing tax dollars from paying for abortions.

The letter can be found here.

Founded in 1968, National Right to Life (NRL) is a federation of 50 state affiliates and the District of Columbia with more than 3,000 local chapters nationwide. National Right to Life 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.