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Why Congress Must Abolish the Hyde Amendmment

Why Congress Must Abolish the Hyde Amendmment
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Three years after the Supreme Court legalized abortion in Roe vs. Wade in 1973, Congress made it significantly harder for low-income women to access the procedure by passing the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal Medicaid funding for abortions. It was upheld by the Supreme Court in 1980 — and remains in effect.

 

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