07.08.15

Time to end the Hyde Amendment

The war on women isn’t over.

Nearly every day, there is a new unconscionable attack designed to restrict access to abortion. The oldest of these attacks is the Hyde Amendment, which Congress adds each year to strip women of their fundamental right to access all of their health care options. The amendment prevents women who receive their health insurance through the federal government from receiving abortion coverage.

It is clear that these attacks have one goal: preventing women, especially low-income women and women of color, from making the best health care decision for themselves and their families. This needs to stop.

Today, we start pushing back.

Read the full version on the San Francisco Chronicle's website.