Washington Examiner: Anti-abortion group sends warning shot over Obamacare bills

By Robert King, Washington Examiner

A top anti-abortion group warned Congress Thursday to not pass insurer payments to stabilize Obamacare unless they include anti-abortion protections.

The Susan B. Anthony List said it would oppose any spending bill that includes Obamacare insurer payments not protected by the Hyde Amendment. The amendment is a spending rider that prevents any federal funding from going toward abortions.

“The pro-life Republican Congress promised voters it would repeal and replace pro-abortion Obamacare, not prop it up,” SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said. “Preventing taxpayer funding of abortion should be a bare minimum requirement for any new Obamacare spending advanced by a Republican Congress…”

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