Letter to the editor: Hyde Amendment hurts poor women especially

By Stephen Small

In response to Walter J. Eno’s discounting of Mindy Woerter’s criticism of the Hyde Amendment (Another View, April 29):

He seems to ignore one point she makes in her op-ed relating her own painful experience: For poor women, unlike her, the Hyde Amendment is especially cruel because they do not have the same financial resources she does and, therefore, suffer far more dire decisions to make. Poor women have fewer options beyond our federal welfare system to receive health care, including abortions, as Mr. Eno should not have to be told.

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