No Appropriations Bill Without Hyde Amendment, Republicans Say

By Jessica Karins / June 23, 2022 at 8:02 PM
Republicans made clear they will not be voting for the current version of the fiscal 2023 Labor, HHS, and Education bill because of its exclusion of the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funds from being spent on abortion in most cases. House Appropriations ranking Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) said the bill drops “longstanding bipartisan language” preventing federal dollars from being spent on abortion from the bill. “Until the pro-life protections have been restored and other controversial issues have been addressed,...

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