‘March for Life applauds the pro-life Senators who successfully fought and voted to maintain all legacy pro-life riders, including the Hyde amendment, in the $1.5 trillion government spending bill,’ Jeanne Mancini responded in a statement.
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Notably missing from the legislation was the Hyde Amendment, first passed by Congress in 1976. The policy, normally enacted as part of federal spending bills, prohibits federal funding of elective abortions in Medicaid.
The bill did not include the Hyde Amendment, federal policy since 1976 which bars funding of abortions in Medicaid