Representative Dan Bishop, RNC, highlighted an “sinister” feature in the multi-purpose bill released Tuesday that allocates funds for “reproductive health” in areas where “population growth threatens biodiversity.”
The massive $1.7 trillion bill was released earlier that day in anticipation of a vote by Congress on Wednesday. Many Republican figures, including Bishop, have criticized the 4,200-page bill for more wasteful spending by the federal government, without a clear understanding of what’s in the text.
Bishop has documented several examples from his Twitter account, including more than half a billion dollars to “reproductive health” in places that could threaten endangered species.
“On a more ominous note, at least $575 million for ‘family planning’ in areas where population growth ‘threatening biodiversity’. Malthusianism is a disturbing, anti-human ideology that should have NO place in any federal program,” he tweeted. bishop
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Several Twitter users have attacked the idea, which seems to support not only promoting abortion but also reducing population growth.
“Spending taxpayer money to save nature by aborting babies. It’s like a nightmare,” tweeted Daily Caller news editor Grayson Quay.
“From curbing energy production to increasing the cost of living to outright killing people in the womb, there is a chilling anti-human synergy among the Left’s favorite projects. It’s all about making people less, less energetic and totally dependent. It’s really diabolical,” Minnesota Rep. Written by selected Walter Hudson.
Breitbart News reporter Hannah Bleau exclaimed, “Another proof that leftists believe there is nothing more than a virus on earth.”
“This is extremely disturbing. Cheers to whoever found it,” Heritage Foundation analyst David Ditch tweeted.
Katrina Trinko, editor-in-chief of the Daily Signal, commented, “This is unbelievably awful. Sure, let’s protect endangered species – but not at the expense of people’s lives.”
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Bishop also added to the law, including naming a building after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, $524.4 million for a DEI and the National Institute of Health’s “structural racism” subsection, and an outright ban on funds going to Customs and Border Patrol. highlighted some of the other measures in the bill. “acquiring, maintaining or expanding border security technology and capabilities.”
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., was questioned by CNN’s Manu Raju that members of Congress did not have enough time to read the bill before it was voted on.
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“The bill has been carefully studied by the Appropriations Committee for a very, very long time,” Schumer said. Said. “Most of the provisions were well known weeks, weeks, and weeks in advance, and what really matters is that this bill is the most important thing to do for the American people.”