Biden excluded the Hyde Amendment from his budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year.
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‘Abortion is not health care unless one construes the precious life of an unborn child to be analogous to a tumor to be excised or a disease to be vanquished — pregnancy is not a disease,’ said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.
If the final version of the appropriations bill excludes the Hyde Amendment, it would mark the first time in decades that the federal budget allowed funding of abortion in Medicaid.
Mexico City Policy and Hyde and Weldon Amendments are targeted for exclusion.
Susan B. Anthony List campaign highlights 20 Democrats’ support for taxpayer-funded abortion. The effort features door-to-door visits in members’ home states and districts, as well as digital ads, phone calls to constituents, and a three-state press tour.
Wednesday’s vote was seen as a marker, setting members on the record for or against federal funding of abortions in the 2022 fiscal year budget.
Pro-life leaders criticized the omission of these ‘riders’ from the spending bills.
President Joe Biden, a Catholic, excluded the Hyde Amendment from his budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year.
An amendment to include the Hyde Amendment in the appropriations bill failed at Thursday’s markup hearing in a 27-32 vote. The legislation, without the Hyde Amendment, ultimately passed the committee by a vote of 33-25.
A proposed federal spending bill is the most extreme pro-abortion funding bill in the history of the United States, said the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in a statement on Tuesday.