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New HHS actions Friday prioritize women’s health, freedom of conscience

ADF Legal Counsel Elissa Graves:  “No American taxpayer should be forced by unelected Washington bureaucrats to pay for abortions. Medicaid dollars should go to local community health centers serving women—not the scandal-ridden billion-dollar abortion industry. In contrast to the Obama administration’s policy designed to reward the Big Abortion lobby, this rule empowers state legislatures to allocate Medicaid funding for women’s health....”  Read more >>

On day of March for Life, three in four Americans want laws to protect mothers, their unborn children

WASHINGTON – More than three in four Americans (76 percent) agree that abortion should be limited to the first three months of pregnancy or only in “cases of rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother.” That supermajority has held firm for the last decade according to a new Marist poll. As hundreds of thousands of Americans assemble Friday for the 45th annual March for Life, the Marist survey on “Americans’ Opinions on Abortion” reveals an emerging pro-life consensus in favor of greater protection for pregnant women and their children.  Read more >>

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