Exclusive Interview with Rep. Ashley Hinson, member of the House Appropriations Committee

A House subcommittee has repealed the Hyde amendment in their spending budget proposal – we get reaction from Rep. Ashley Hinson of Iowa, who sits on the key House Appropriations Committee. Autumn Christensen, federal policy director for the Susan B. Anthony List, breaks down why this budget proposal is especially alarming for pro-lifers… and much more!

Democrats Are Using Misleading Claims about Abortion to Scrap the Hyde Amendment

Before her retirement last year, former congresswoman and House Appropriations Committee chair Nita Lowey (D., N.Y.) said it was her “fervent wish” that Congress remove “once and for all” the Hyde amendment. Hyde and similar riders, which for decades enjoyed bipartisan support, have prevented taxpayer funding of abortion-on-demand. Hyde, Lowey said, “deserves to be in… READ MORE

Dems Vote Down Hyde Language from COVID Relief Bill

The Senate on Saturday passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the Democrats’ latest pork-filled COVID “relief” bill. Republicans offered a number of common-sense amendments that would protect American taxpayers. Not surprisingly, Democrats rejected the majority of the amendment, including Sen. James Lankford’s (R-OK) amendment to prevent taxpayer-funded abortions.

The progressive case for the Hyde Amendment

Since 1976 under President Jimmy Carter, all appropriations bills passed through Congress have come with a rider, the Hyde Amendment, which bans taxpayer funding of abortion. Even throughout all eight years of the Obama administration, the Hyde Amendment was consistently included in spending bills.