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U.S. Bishops’ Chairmen Respond to House Vote to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortion Overseas

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/31/21

WASHINGTON- On Wednesday evening, the House voted 217 to 212 in favor of H.R. 4373, the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPs) appropriations bill. H.R. 4373 excludes the Helms Amendment, which says that “no foreign assistance funds may be used to pay for the performance of abortion as a method of family planning or ... Read More »