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The EACH Woman Act could help 28 million women access safe abortions

 By Maria Solis It’s hard to keep up with the anti-abortion legislation coming from not just the new White House administration, but from state legislatures across the country. But Rep. Barbara Lee is getting ahead of the curve with a House Resolution that would repeal the Hyde Amendment, the 1976 measure that bars the government from […]

Rep. Barbara Lee: The Hyde Amendment Is ‘Blatant Discrimination Against Poor Women’

Rep. Barbara Lee Jan 31, 2017 IDEAS Lee is a U.S. Representative for California In my time as an elected representative in California and here in Congress, I am proud to have fought side-by-side with constituents, advocates, and my colleagues to end racial and gender discrimination, stand up for our human rights, and work to […]

NOW MORE THAN EVER, LET’S BE BOLD AND END THE HYDE AMENDMENT

By Quita Tinsley Yesterday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) reintroduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act. This bill aims to overturn the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal dollars from being used for abortions, with few exceptions. The EACH Woman Act is an explicit pro-abortion piece […]