Iowa GOP Chairman Applauds Iowa House on Passing Amendment Banning Taxpayer Funded Abortions

For Immediate Release: April 18, 2012

Iowa GOP Chairman Applauds Iowa House on Passing

Amendment Banning Taxpayer Funded Abortions

DES MOINES – Today Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker released the following statement in response to the passage of HR-8489, which prohibits state money from being used to finance abortions.

 

“Many Iowans, including myself, are morally opposed to abortion. It is simply wrong to force an individual to finance something that is against his or her conscience,” said Chairman Spiker.

 

“ As Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘to compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.’

 

“I applaud the Iowa House for standing up not only for life but for all Iowans who are morally opposed to their tax dollars being used for abortions.”

 

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