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The Christmas season is here again. Time for caroling, presents, and hot chocolate by the fire. Oh, and of course for Congressional scrambling to pass a humongous last-minute spending bill that threatens pro-life policies. The U.S. Constitution makes clear the role of Congress when it comes to spending. Article 1, Section 9, Clause 7 contains the Appropriations Clause and the Statement and Accounts Clause: “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; and a regular Statement and Account of the Receipts and Expenditures of all public Money shall be published from time…

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