Recent Headlines

In op-ed, Rep. Barbara Lee calls campaign to end Hyde 'a battle we must win'
In an opinion piece for U.S. News & World Report, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) shares how she has been working to end the Hyde Amendment since its initial passage nearly 40 years ago, writing, "Forty years of Hyde has done terrible harm to women and families, and I'm more determined than ever to finish the work I started so long ago."

The Nation spotlights summit drawing connections between repro health care access, women's economic security
In a Rewire commentary, columnist Steph Herold discusses the "emotional and cultural effect" of the Hyde Amendment, "a sneaky rider" that restricts Medicaid as well as other government insurance programs from covering abortion care.

Commentary discusses Hyde Amendment's 'emotional and cultural' toll
In a Rewire commentary, columnist Steph Herold discusses the "emotional and cultural effect" of the Hyde Amendment, "a sneaky rider" that restricts Medicaid as well as other government insurance programs from covering abortion care.

Family physician spotlights state disparities in abortion access under Hyde
In a Rewire commentary, Lin-Fan Wang, "a family doctor working in an underserved community," calls for an end to the Hyde Amendment by highlighting the disparate access to abortion care in New York, which allows state funding for abortion care, to Pennsylvania, which does not.

Obama administration declares public health emergency in Puerto Rico over Zika
The Obama administration on Friday declared a public health emergency in Puerto Rico in response to the Zika virus, the New York Times reports.

Reproductive-rights report card fails many states at risk of Zika; CDC sends support staff to aid Fla. backlog on Zika testing
The states where Zika is most likely to spread also have some of the lowest ratings for reproductive health care, according to a new report by the Population Institute, Vox reports.