As LifeNews reported, Cruz said this week he would us any procedural means available to him to have the Senate vote on his amendment.
Now, the National Right to Life Committee has written members of the Senate pushing for adoption of the Cruz amendment.
“The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) urges you to vote in favor of the amendment that Senator Cruz intends to offer to the continuing resolution (H.R. 933), to block funding for the Obama health care law, and intends to include the roll call in our scorecard of key right-to-life roll calls of the 113th Congress,” the group writes senators in a letter LifeNews obtained.
“NRLC vigorously opposed enactment of the Obamacare law in 2009-2010, because of its multiple provisions authorizing federal subsidies for abortion insurance, multiple provisions allowing abortion-expansive federal mandates, and multiple provisions that will result in involuntary denial of life-saving medical treatment by placing unacceptable limits on the right of vulnerable Americans to use their own money, if they choose, to obtain both health care and health insurance less likely to deny needed health care,” the pro-life group explains. “More detailed discussion of the abortion-expanding provisions of Obamacare can be found in NRLC’s 2011 testimony in support of the Protect Life Act (H.R. 358):