from Amy McInerny, Executive Director
Human Life Action
Our efforts to urge Congress to enact common-sense protections for pro-life health care workers continue. The policy of the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act is now found in the Conscience Protection Act of 2016. Please contact your member of the House of Representatives now using this link to urge her or him to co-sponsor H.R.4828.
Tell your member that you expect him or her to uphold the right of conscientious objection to abortion by enacting this much-needed legislation. The bill, introduced on March 22 by Rep. John Fleming, MD (R-LA) and Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), contains the policy of what in past years has been called the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act (ANDA). Our goal is to have at least 200 co-sponsors.
On March 31, Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Archbishop William Lori, chairing the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities and Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty respectively, wrote to House members urging them to support and co-sponsor H.R. 4828. “When government… mandates involvement in abortion as a condition for being allowed to provide life-affirming health care services,” they wrote, “it not only undermines the widely acknowledged civil rights of health care providers but also limits access to good health care for American women and men.” Most health care providers do not perform abortions and choose to respect vulnerable life at its earliest stages. The government must not force them from the healing profession.
Thank you for taking action and for sharing this alert with all those you know who stand with us in defense of life and liberty.
Together we will be heard!
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