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The Hyde Amendment Deserves To Be Protected

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Hyde Amendment, legislation prohibiting the federal government from funding abortion through Medicaid. Unfortunately, this anniversary won’t receive as much attention as the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, but this is certainly one worth remembering, as this amendment was one of the first major victories for the pro-life movement.
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