As reported by the Pa Catholic Conference, “In congressional testimony, an official of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has voiced the bishops’ support for H.R. 7....The bipartisan bill was introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) to prevent every federal program from funding abortion and abortion coverage on a permanent basis.” S 946 is a senate version of HR 7.
Heretofore, Mike Fitzpatrick has ignored requests to become one of the 164 (as of 1/25/14) co-sponsors of HR 7. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey have also ignored requests to join the 24 co-sponsors (as of 1/25/14) co-sponsors of S 946 (With no co-sponsors, Bob Casey's own S.142 strikes this blogger as an inferior alternative.).
This coming week, Mike Fitzpatrick will get an opportunity to redeem himself on HR 7. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has announced that HR 7 will be coming up for a vote:
Please contact Fitzpatrick and urge him to vote for HR 7: