Blumenthal: 'Consider the Hyde Amendment History If We Pass Medicare for All'

CNS News | 9/14/2017 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 16 of his Democrat colleagues gathered at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to introduce legislation that will "end the international embarrassment of the United States being the only major country on earth not to guarantee health care to all its people,” as Sanders put it.

One by one, the Democrat senators insisted that health care is a right, not a privilege, ending with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who promised women that Medicare-for-All would make federal abortion restrictions "history."

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“I want to single out two groups of people,” Blumenthal said:

Number one, the women of America. They have been denied health care too long because of restrictions like the Hyde Amendment. Consider the Hyde Amendment history if we pass Medicare for All. And all those other restrictions on...
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