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by MARY EMILY O’HARA With a professed pro-life president now in the White House in Donald Trump, Congressional Republicans made their first move to curtail abortion rights on Wednesday. The legislation, H.R. 7, bans the use of federal funding for abortion services. That means no Medicaid coverage of abortions, no funding to organizations like Planned […]
By Christina Cauterucci On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would make permanent the Hyde Amendment, a rider that bans the use of federal funds for abortion services. Currently, the Hyde Amendment must be re-attached to every year’s appropriations bill, as it routinely has been since 1976, to be effective. Tuesday’s bill […]
On his first full day in the Oval Office, Trump signed a global gag rule. Yesterday the House passed HR 7, making permanent the Hyde Amendment. Is this the end of abortion rights in the U.S.? By Robin Marty When it comes to federal abortion policy, some things are as regular as clockwork. If Congress […]