Center Calls on President Obama to Strike Hyde Amendment from His Budget

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President Obama is expected to release his proposed budget at any time. As we await his proposal, the Center is calling on him to strike the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for abortion in the Medicaid program, from the budget and support its congressional appeal.

Since it was enacted in 1977, the Hyde Amendment has put millions of low-income women in dangerous situations, forcing some to continue with a pregnancy even when it jeopardizes their health.

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