This summer, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act” seeking to make the Hyde Amendment permanent law, while in effect extending bans on coverage for abortion to the private sector.
But the bill doesn't stop there. It reaches even further than Hyde and, amongst other things:
* Permanently denies low-income women, federal employees, and military women abortion coverage
* Effectively ends abortion coverage in private employer policies
* Could undermine women's access to life-saving emergency abortions at state and local public hospitals
The bill already has over 170 co-sponsors and is picking up traction in the House.
Please write your Members of Congress and tell them to oppose the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act”!