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she is "excited to be introducing a repeal of the Hyde Amendment via amendment" for incarcerated women.
"The maternal and reproductive health care of incarcerated women ... should be guaranteed as with all women in the United States" https://t.co/M3GutNefQP pic.twitter.com/34OYjXyBwg
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Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the Hyde Amendment, which prevents the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortions, “isn’t about abortion, per se,” during a Sunday interview on “ABC This Week.”
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“I’m encourage by the fact that he is now against the Hyde Amendment,” Ocasio-Cortez said, responding to a question from ABC’s Jonathan Karl about former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent reversal on the issue. She called it a “base level of where all candidates need to be.”
“Reproductive health care for incarcerated women should be guaranteed as it is with all women in the United States, so I think it really depends,” said the New York congresswoman. “And that’s really what the Hyde Amendment is really about. The Hyde Amendment isn’t about abortion per se. The...
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