House Approps Committee Approves HHS Bill Excluding Hyde Amendment

By Jessica Karins / June 30, 2022 at 5:09 PM
House Democrats successfully pushed an HHS spending bill through the Appropriations Committee that excludes decades-old Hyde Amendment restrictions on using federal funding for abortions, but the Hyde language is expected to be reinserted by the Senate. “We will continue to increase equal health care for women, even as the Supreme Court ruling tries to take control of women’s health care decisions,” Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) said, referencing the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization to overturn...

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