Hyde Amendment

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Congress Must Pass Raise the Wage Act, Secure Better Future for Women [Op-Ed]

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Saru Jayaraman and Destiny Lopez connect the dots between securing increased pay for women earning a tipped wage and improved access to reproductive health care.

Black pesron holds blue and white sign the reads, "Keep abortion legal."

How the Promise of Roe v. Wade Left Women of Color Behind [OP-ED]

Roe has never been full of promise for women of color, immigrant women and women with low incomes. But if the Trump administration gets its way, we have the most to lose.

Today Marks 40 Years of Hyde Amendment Hell

The Hyde Amendment, the deliberately anti-choice law that prohibits government-funded health insurance such as Medicaid from covering most abortions, turns 40 today. 

Protesters hold signs. Two blue and white signs say, "Keep abortion legal." One black and white sign says, "Abortion kills a person."

Today is the 39th Anniversary of the Anti-Abortion Hyde Amendment

The Hyde Amendment blocks abortion coverage for low-income women who depend on Medicaid for their health care.

Surprising New Poll Shows Public Support for Government Funding of Abortion

Contrary to popular belief, a new survey shows that 86 percent of voters don’t think politicians should be able to deny a woman insurance coverage for an abortion because she is poor.

Protesters hold signs. Two blue and white signs say, "Keep abortion legal." One black and white sign says, "Abortion kills a person."

EACH Woman Act Aims to End Hyde Amendment Bans on Abortion Funding

The proposed Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Woman Act would lift restrictions that make it nearly impossible for some women to make their own reproductive choices.