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Abortion access is a youth issue

TweetThe current attack on abortion rights in the House is an attempt to extend already despicable bans on funding for abortion, the only medical procedure explicitly excluded from federal funding, as far beyond their current scope as possible. Federal funding for abortion is obviously a class issue, as it is the poorest people in the [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Center for American Progress has released a huge report on the racial and economic injustices of the Hyde Amendment. It’s a must-read (PDF). Want to help an amazing cause and get some dope 80s mash-ups? Donate to WAM! and get the official mash-up soundtrack that the awesome Marc Faletti put together for this weekend’s [...]
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Hyde: The Status Quo Is Not O.K.

TweetGuest Post from Karen Leiter, Human Rights Researcher for the Center for Reproductive Rights. About a year ago, I began researching a report for the Center for Reproductive Rights on the damaging impact of the Hyde Amendment. Hyde has blocked federal Medicaid funding for abortions for 34 years, preventing more than a million poor women [...]
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