On Thursday, House Democrats passed the first bill ever to eliminate the Hyde Amendment and force taxpayers to fund the killing of unborn babies through abortions.
Life News reports:
On a 219-208 vote, Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats put the onus on the Senate to protect Americans from having their tax dollars be involved with ending the lives of unborn children.
The Hyde Amendment had been a bipartisan measure, with dozens of Democrats supporting it early on and at least a handful of Democrats voting for it in recent years.
But yesterday, not one single Democrat voted against forcing Americans to fund abortion. None. Zero. Zilch. Not even the two Democrats who claim they’re pro-life.
The Federalist further reported:
Reps. Henry Cuellar of Texas and Marcy Kaptur of Ohio were among 219 House Democrats that threw their support behind H.R.4502, an appropriations bill that would provide funding for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The vote to affirm the bill by the two representatives, however, runs contrary to their previous opposition to using federal tax dollars to fund abortions nationwide. In 2009, Kaptur co-sponsored and voted in favor of an amendment to prohibit federally-funded abortions, stating that the Hyde Amendment was a “broad consensus” agreed upon by the American public.
“This amendment reaffirms longstanding, existing law, and nothing more,” she said. “It represents the broad consensus of the American people after 32 years of consideration on this issue.”
Despite Cuellar and Kaptur claiming to be pro-life, they advanced the radical bill forcing Americans to fund abortions.