Statement: More Than 40 Groups Condemn Inclusion of the Hyde Amendment in U.S. House Spending Bill

July 7, 2020
Today, 44 reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations released the following statement in response to the Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations bill that includes the Hyde Amendment.

Poll: Majority of the Americans Support Medicaid Coverage of Abortion Services

September 26, 2019
New polling shows that a significant majority of the American electorate supports Medicaid coverage of abortion services; support in battleground congressional districts is even stronger This memo summarizes key findings from an online survey among 1,413 registered voters nationwide and 407 registered voters from 44 battleground congressional districts in 24 states.1 The nationwide sample includes … Continued

National Poll Shows Tide Turning After 43 Years of Hyde Amendment

September 24, 2019
Forty three years after Congress first passed the Hyde Amendment, which bans Medicaid health insurance from covering abortion, new polling released today from Hart Research Associates shows that two-thirds (62%) of voters nationally believe the program should cover abortion.

Most Young Adults Want Health Insurance To Cover Abortion, Per New Poll

April 17, 2018
A new national poll found a majority of young adults believe abortion services should be covered by most health care plans, a finding that contrasts current coverage bans at the national and state level. Read more. 

Ten Progressive Justice Organizations Call on Congress to Lift Bans on Abortion Coverage

November 6, 2017
Dear Members of Congress: Nearly a year ago, President Trump’s election brought a daunting challenge to our doorstep. In the past twelve months, we have seen hurtful and divisive rhetoric; dismantling of federal infrastructure that protects workers and the environment; and executive actions that scapegoat immigrants, harm people of color, and attack the LGBTQ community. … Continued

One Year Since Trump’s Election, Poll Shows Voters Concerned on Abortion

October 18, 2017
New polling data released today from Hart Research Associates reveals voters’ significant concerns about Trump Administration policies that limit abortion coverage and access to contraception.

Poll: Voters Connect Repro Health to Economic Security

October 18, 2017
An October 2017 public opinion poll from Hart Research Associates reveals voters’ significant concerns about Trump Administration policies that limit abortion coverage and access to contraception, and a recognition of the impact they have on women’s economic security.

As Hyde Amendment Turns 40, Poll Shows Support for Its Repeal

September 30, 2016
It’s been 40 years to the day since Congress first passed the so-called Hyde Amendment that bars federal funding for abortion services, and it’s also the first year that any presidential candidate-in this case, Hillary Clinton-has campaigned on a promise to repeal that amendment if elected. Read more. 

2016 Battleground Poll Shows Support for Lifting Hyde

September 15, 2016
From August 25 to 31, 2016, Hart Research Associates conducted a telephone survey among registered voters in 11 battleground states, including oversamples of voters age 18 to 34, African Americans, and Hispanics. This memo presents the key findings from the research, which include: The underlying tenets of the Hyde Amendment run counter to the beliefs of the … Continued

National Poll Shows Support for Lifting Hyde Amendment

September 15, 2016
After 40 years, the Hyde Amendment faces unprecedented opposition with launch of first-ever United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action