Planned Parenthood Bid to Kill Hyde Amendment to Face Pro-Life Pushback

Planned Parenthood is preparing its wish list for former Vice President Joe Biden’s prospective administration, but pro-life forces are gearing up for a fight. 

In a Roll Call interview, Planned Parenthood Action Fund President and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson said her organization’s top goal in 2021 is abolishing the Hyde Amendment, which for 40 years has prohibited federal funding for most abortions.

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Tim Ryan Votes in Favor of Reauthorizing the Hyde Amendment Even Though He Said He’s Against It

  Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) voted for a spending bill that reauthorized the Hyde Amendment after saying last month he would repeal the amendment. The House of Representatives passed the Labor and Health and Human Services appropriations bill 226-223 Wednesday, according to Fox News. Seven Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…

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Booker Says The Hyde Amendment Is ‘an Assault on African-American Women’

by Mary Margaret Olohan   Democratic New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said Thursday that the Hyde Amendment is an “assault on African American women.” The Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful spoke at the Democratic National Committee African-American Leadership Summit in Atlanta, Georgia against the Hyde Amendment, which bans the use of…

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