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Why Our City Will Lead the FIght to End Hyde

By: Mayor Svante Myrick, Ithaca NY For the past 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment—which gets attached to yearly appropriations legislation — to...

Don’t Buy the Hype: Ending Coverage Bans is a Bipartisan Issue

By Destiny Lopez, co-director, All* Above All The Hyde Amendment—a federal ban on insurance coverage of abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid—has been in the...

The Gaping Hole in Pope Francis’ Anti-Poverty Agenda

By Jessica González-Rojas “This papacy begins with a name,” wrote Howard Chua-Eoan and Elizabeth Dias in their 2013 “Person of the Year” profile of Pope Francis for...

Compromise on Abortion Rights for Low-Income D.C. Women Raises Concerns

During negotiations to prevent a government shutdown, Democrats agreed to reinstate a rider that prohibits the District of Columbia from using its own funds to pay for the poor women to get an abortion. In exchange, the Republicans backed off demands to strip all funding from Planned Parenthood.