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More Democrats Support Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Continuing with their legislative priority of pushing abortion on demand, House Democrats are moving to allow taxpayer-funded abortions as part of publicly funded health programs. Reportedly, Democrats will be using their pro-choice majority to revoke the Hyde amendment, forbidding public funding for abortion except under exemptions. The Hyde amendment was introduced with bipartisan support in 1976, but now the Left wants “Medicare for All” complete with mandatory abortion coverage to force single-payer health care and taxpayer-funded abortions on America. Several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have already endorsed repealing the Hyde amendment, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) and Kamala Harris (CA). Read more…

Here’s more from The Hill…

Support is growing among Democrats in Congress for allowing abortion coverage in publicly funded health programs.

House Democrats, who say they have a “pro-choice majority” for the first time in history, are vowing to end a long-standing ban of abortion coverage in Medicaid called the Hyde Amendment.

They also want to ensure that future government health care plans mandate abortion coverage.

“I actually think we have the American people with us,” said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), a co-sponsor of a bill to eliminate the Hyde amendment and a sponsor of a Medicare for All bill that mandates abortion coverage.

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