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The Hyde Amendment at 40 Years and Reproductive Rights in the United States Perennial and Panoptic

 By Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS1; Rachel H. Occhiogrosso, BS1  On September 30, 1976, in the waning months of the 94th Congress, freshman Representative Henry J. Hyde (R-IL) witnessed his namesake amendment enacted into law via the Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act of 1977 (PL 94-439).1 All of one sentence, the amendment stipulated that “None […]

This Woman’s Question To Tom Price On Planned Parenthood Is So Crucial Now — VIDEO

 By JOSEPH D. LYONS Support for the GOP’s repeal and replace plan, otherwise known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), is tanking. Thus, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is out on a public relations tour to save the proposed bill. He hosted a health care town hall on CNN Wednesday, trying to defend […]

Abortion Behind Bars

Terminating a pregnancy in prison can be next to impossible. By Rebecca Grant In March 2004, a 19-year-old Arizona woman was sentenced to four months in Maricopa County jail for a DUI, shortly after discovering she was pregnant. Read more.

Reproductive Justice Discussion Connects Abortion and Economic Issues

 By: Erin Mundahl Since the introduction of the new healthcare bill, women’s health issues are back in the news. As Congress works out the details of the replacement plan, many left-leaning women’s groups are watching carefully to see how women’s health fares in the redrafting process. Although these groups are often concerned with preserving access […]