U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement Pro-Life

U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement Pro-Life

By |2018-11-07T22:19:47-04:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , |

No Abortion for Pregnant Undocumented Immigrant Minors

One can certainly question whether a refugee has a right to taxpayer funded abortion; President Trump’s pro-life administration has affirmed “No!” The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) requires taxpayer-funded shelters for immigrants to only “offer life-affirming support to women and girls who are pregnant.” According to LifeNews, Trump appointee and Director Scott Lloyd has ordered that no shelter may enable abortion for minors without his approval. And his orders are to support life counseling.

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Mere Reversal of President Obama’s Policies

As with other pro-life issues, such as the Mexico City Policy, the Trump Administration is merely reversing the pro-abortion policies of his predecessor. LifeNews has pointed out:

The [Trump] policy is a stark contrast to pro-abortion President Barack Obama’s administration, which mandated that unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children be given access to abortion at taxpayer-funded shelters. The Obama Administration also

Office of Refugee Resettlement

President Trump reverses the Mexico City Policy ( 1-23-17)

put abortion ahead of human trafficking victims by denying grants to Catholic charities [fighting trafficking] because they wouldn’t help victims get abortions.

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Baby at a mere 12 weeks’ gestation

 

 

And Office of Refugee Resettlement Director Scott Lloyd? The Washington Post commented he worked previously for…The Knights of Columbus.

About the Author:

Deborah M. Piroch
Deborah M. Piroch graduated from Mount Holyoke College, the nation’s oldest women’s college, with a double major in German and English Literature. She studied abroad and earned her M.A. in English Literature from Indiana University. Fluent in German, she began her career in international journalism working for Radio Deutsche Welle in Cologne, Germany. Returning to the States after a three-year contract, she worked as arts reporter and producer on prime time shows for WQED-FM in Pittsburgh, then a top 20 market. After another three years, she was hired by EWTN Global Catholic Network as news director, anchor and writer for “Catholic World Today,” but soon transitioned into television. Highlights of her 15 years at EWTN include co-anchoring the U.S. March for Life with Marcus Grodi on more than one occasion, live translating the election of Pope Benedict XVI into German, interviewing two former U.S. Presidential candidates and producing Father Benedict Groeschel’s prime time program from its inception for six years. Named the Network’s first International Production Coordinator, she also proposed, budgeted and executed TV shoots in Scotland, England, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Currently she serves as Director of PR for Human Life International.

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