Lawmakers Gird for Next Abortion Battle

I heard something about these riders from FRC.  See our previous post and write your congressman.

Lawmakers from both political parties are fighting to maintain anti-abortion measures called riders that are added to spending bills to prevent taxpayer money from being spent on funding abortions in the U.S. or abroad.

FOXNews.com

Thursday, February 19, 2009

A fresh political battle over taxpayer-funded abortions is brewing less than one month after President Obama lifted a Bush administration ban on giving federal money to international groups that perform or promote the controversial procedure.

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are fighting to maintain anti-abortion measures called riders [emphasis added] that are added to spending bills to prevent taxpayer money from being spent on funding abortions here or abroad.

full story

text links:

Our previous post.  https://deliberateengagement.wordpress.com/2009/02/11/americans-united-for-life/

Full Fox story.  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/02/19/lawmakers-gird-abortion-battle/

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