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What is Trump's "Gag Rule?”

It would prohibit doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the country from being able to refer their patients for safe, legal abortion.

The Hyde Amendment: Restricting Abortion Coverage for 40 Years

Conservative members of a Congress held a hearing on the Hyde Amendment — but instead of addressing how Hyde hurts low-income women of color, they showed their true colors by comparing abortion to slavery and Black genocide.
Sept. 30, 2016

It's Time to End Political Restrictions on Abortion Coverage

Congress is a mess. But the one thing they've managed to do without fail — year after year, for nearly 40 years — is ban federal programs from providing health insurance coverage for abortion through the so-called Hyde Amendment and other similar restrictions.
July 8, 2015

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4 Things That Made Us Happy in April: Advancing on Women's Health, Plus a Few Laughs

It can feel like we’re constantly in the trenches. But it’s not all uphill. In fact, women’s health advocates have seen a lot of wins lately.
May 7, 2015

The Human Trafficking Bill and Its Abortion Restrictions, From a Republican’s Perspective

The abortion restrictions in the trafficking bill make it clearer than ever that it's time for the Republican Party leaders to return to our core values of personal responsibility and individual liberty — and leave personal medical decisions to a woman, her family and her faith.
April 23, 2015

Cornyn’s Compromise in the Human Trafficking Bill is More Like a CON-promise on Abortion Access

Anti-abortion politicians made superficial changes to the abortion restrictions they inserted into a human trafficking bill — and they're calling it a "compromise." We beg to differ.
April 17, 2015

Tell Congress: Stop Playing Hyde And Sneak with Women’s Health

Politicians are slipping attacks on women's health into every kind of bill imaginable — and it’s time to speak out.
March 30, 2015

Guest Post: The Hyde Amendment 38 Years Ago Today—An Anniversary I’d Like to Forget 2

As we approach the 38th anniversary of one of the first federal restrictions on abortion access post-Roe vs. Wade, it’s important that we take a moment to look at and reflect upon the social impacts of the Hyde Amendment.
Oct. 13, 2014

Guest Post: The Hyde Amendment 38 Years Ago Today—An Anniversary I’d Like to Forget 2

As we approach the 38th anniversary of one of the first federal restrictions on abortion access post-Roe vs. Wade, it’s important that we take a moment to look at and reflect upon the social impacts of the Hyde Amendment.
Oct. 13, 2014

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No "Gag Rule" — Speak Out Now!

This is Trump's most dangerous attack on women's basic rights, ever.

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