Federal tax dollars do not go towards abortion except in medicaid cases of rape, incest, and life endangerment. Not since the Hyde Amendment.
Originally Posted by churchmouse
Passed by the House as part of the Department of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act in 1976, the Hyde Amendment prohibits appropriated funds to be expended on abortion except when the mother's life is endangered by her pregnancy.
Each year since then, the Hyde Amendment has been attached to the annual federal spending bill; and over the years other exceptions for rape, incest, and "severe and physical health damage" to the mother have been added, removed, added, and debated as the numbers of pro-life and pro-choice members of Congress have fluctuated.
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