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106 Lawmakers Send Bold Letter Asking Trump To Aid Those Who Need Abortions

By Alexandra Svokos 106 Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to Donald Trump demanding he get rid of the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment says federal funds can’t be used for abortions. So that means women on Medicaid, as well as federal employees, members of the Peace Corps and military — women who get health […]

California Members of Congress Petition Trump on Climate Change and Abortion Restrictions

By Sarah D. Wire Two members of the California congressional delegation, along with other lawmakers, wrote letters to President-elect Donald Trump this week, one warning him against targeting scientists researching climate change and another asking him to eliminate restrictions on federal money being used to provide abortions. Read more.

More Than 100 Democrats Sent Trump A Letter Demanding Federal Funding For Abortions

The members of Congress want Trump to eliminate a law, reenacted yearly, called the Hyde Amendment. Ema O’Connor BuzzFeed News Reporter More than a hundred Democratic members of congress sent an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump Monday asking him to lift the ban on the federal government’s funding of abortions. The letter, obtained first […]