Thursday, March 26, 2020

Pro-Life Analysis of the CARES Act

H.R. 748: CARES Act

The Hyde Amendment is included by reference in this bill several times, protecting hundreds of billions of dollars from funding abortion or abortion coverage:

Supplemental appropriations: The bill applies the pro-life protections (including the Hyde Amendment) in the most recently passed LHHS appropriations bill to the new supplemental discretionary health funding in Division B of H.R. 748. This includes the $100 billion appropriated to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to reimburse eligible health care providers for health care related expenses or lost revenues attributable to coronavirus.

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