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

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

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