The Hyde Amendment & Asian American and Pacific Islander Women

In 1976, Congress passed the Hyde Amendment, a rider to the federal budget that denies coverage for abortion in federal health care programs in all but the narrowest circumstances of rape, incest, and the life of the mother. Every year since then, Hyde has been attached as an amendment to every budget bill. To this day, Hyde continues to create unjust obstacles to care for millions of people struggling to get by.

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