Tag: Hyde Amendment

White House’s National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality to Help Guide Domestic and Foreign Policy

Last month, the Biden-Harris Administration issued the first-ever U.S. government National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality (“the National Strategy”). This groundbreaking strategy, developed by the White House Gender Policy Council, will serve as a roadmap for a government-wide effort to advance gender equity and equality and will guide the Biden-Harris Administration’s domestic and foreign policy.  In a letter on the National Strategy, President Biden and Vice […]

U.S. House Passes Spending Bill Free of Hyde Amendment for First Time in Decades

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a federal spending bill without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that has

Biden’s Proposal to Lift Hyde Amendment Is a Step Toward Allowing Abortion Coverage for Medicaid Recipients

For the first time in decades, a president has submitted a budget without the Hyde Amendment, a policy that prohibits coverage of abortion care for people insured through Medicaid. It’s now up to Congress to pass federal appropriations bills without the Hyde Amendment and related abortion coverage bans to ensure that people living on low […]

The First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration: Reproductive Rights, Health and Justice

In its first 100 days, the Biden-Harris administration has taken crucial steps to undo many Trump-Pence administration’s policies that undermined reproductive rights and access to health care in the U.S. and around the world.

EACH Act Would Remove Major Economic Barriers to Abortion Access in the U.S.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate introduced the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act, a federal bill to ensure that every person who receives health care or insurance through the federal government would have coverage for abortion care.   The EACH Act would reverse the Hyde Amendment and […]