To Hell with the Hyde Amendment

June 11, 2021

“We’ve had forty-plus years of bad policy,” says Destiny Lopez, co-president of All* Above All, a seven-year-old, Washington, D.C.-based group working to guarantee that abortion is available to everyone who needs it. “We’re trying to move…

Biden Moves to End Abortion Rule Targeting Low-Income Women and Women of Color

May 31, 2021

“We will get there,” Destiny Lopez, the co-president of All* Above All, told the Guardian. “It’s important to put down these markers of support, for the leader of our party to put down a marker that he supports abortion…

Biden Budget Plan Would Remove Ban on Federal Funds for Abortion

May 28, 2021
The Wall Street Journal

President Biden’s budget proposal removes language banning the use of federal dollars for abortions in most cases, fulfilling a campaign pledge and setting up a fight in Congress, where most Republicans are opposed to the…

Biden Omits Hyde Amendment From Budget, Keeping Promise To Defend Abortion Rights

May 28, 2021
Huffington Post

President Joe Biden’s promise to support abortion rights was reflected in his budget proposal to Congress for fiscal 2022. Biden’s budget proposal, submitted Friday, does not include the Hyde Amendment, which denies insurance coverage for…

Joe Biden stakes out position against discriminatory abortion rule

May 28, 2021
The Guardian

“We are thrilled that President Biden kept his campaign promise and submitted a budget without the Hyde amendment,” said Destiny Lopez, the co-president of All* Above All, a reproductive justice organization that has led the effort…

Biden expected to use budget to strengthen abortion rights bona fides

May 27, 2021

“Biden is the leader of the party. He needs to send the message that he supports abortion rights,” said Destiny Lopez with the abortion rights group All* Above All, which has met with Biden’s team…

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