More than 100 members of Congress sent a letter to President-elect Trump calling for him to end the Hyde Amendment and other restrictions on abortion care and coverage in his 2018 budget request.
130 organizations submitted the following letter to President-elect Trump’s transition team. The letter strongly urges the new Administration to eliminating the Hyde Amendment, as well as related abortion coverage and care restrictions, from the President’s FY 2018 Budget request to Congress and veto any bill that makes permanent current coverage restrictions or expands them to new populations.
It’s time to stop withholding abortion coverage. It’s that simple. Abortion funding restrictions such as the Hyde Amendment have a far-reaching impact on women. Denying abortion coverage can be devastating to those who already face significant barriers to receiving high-quality health care, including low-income women, immigrant women, young women, and women of color. Eighty-one national and […]