Democrats Trying Once Again to Force Little Sisters of the Poor to Fund Abortions

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Democrats Trying Once Again to Force Little Sisters of the Poor to Fund Abortions

Democrat politicians will urge the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to force a charity run by nuns to pay for contraception, including forms that may cause abortions, in violation of their religious beliefs. The Little Sisters of the Poor, a charity that assists the elderly and poor, have been fighting against the Obamacare contraception mandate for about eight years.

Nancy Pelosi: Little Sisters of the Poor Should be Forced to Pay for Abortions

Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi slammed a religious freedom rule as “despicable” last week for allowing a charitable group of Catholic nuns to be exempted from paying for contraception that may cause abortions in their employee health insurance plans. Though Pelosi claims to be Catholic, she argued against the rights of the Little Sisters of the Poor, who serve the elderly poor.

Trump Defends Conscience Rights for Pro-Life Doctors, Little Sisters of the Poor. “We’re With Them”

During the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference in Washington today, President Donald Trump defended the conscience rights of pro-life doctors and nurses. He also stood up for the Little Sisters of the Poor, the group of Catholic nuns that is still fighting in court against being forced to pay for abortion-causing drugs.

Charlotte Lozier Institute

Keep up with the latest on our life-related research, public policy, and media. Wisconsin’s annual abortion report for 2018 was published by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services in February 2020. The report shows that abortions in the Badger State increased from the previous year.

State Abortion Reporting

In the United States, national abortion reports are compiled and published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). States voluntarily aggregate and share their data to be included in the CDC’s annual reports. Some states, including California, Maryland, and New Hampshire, have chosen not to participate.