Although President Biden did not unveil any pro-abortion policies on his first day in office, he is expected to overturn the Mexico City Policy and repeal the Hyde Amendment.
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COMMENTARY: The congressional provision is a civil rights issue — but not in the way its opponents claim.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro and other Democrats signaled in Tuesday’s hearing that ending Hyde is more of a priority than ever.
The pro-life research group Charlotte Lozier Institute estimated in 2016 that the policy has saved more than two million lives by reducing the number of abortions, especially among low-income populations benefitting from Medicaid.
The Hyde Amendment, a policy barring taxpayer funding of elective abortions, has been law since 1976. I
Before being selected to run with Biden, Harris made headlines for her numerous attacks on the former vice president during the primary debates.
The letter was signed by the heads of more than 40 pro-life organizations.
Several of the party’s 2020 candidates back repeal of the Helms Amendment, even though a recent poll found 75% of Americans oppose such funding.
Some of the pro-life protections mentioned in Senator Daines’ letter include the long-standing Hyde Amendment, a bipartisan policy that bars federal Medicaid funding of elective abortions except in cases of rape, incest, or where the life of the mother is at stake.
His latest controversial comments came during his keynote address at the national dinner for the Human Rights Campaign, an influential homosexual-rights advocacy group, in Washington.