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DNC Platform Includes Historic Call to Repeal Anti-Choice Hyde Amendment

HeadlineJun 27, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s campaign hailed the draft Democratic platform as “the most ambitious and progressive our party has ever seen.” For the first time, the platform includes an explicit call to repeal the Hyde Amendment, the decades-old ban on federal funding for abortion which disproportionately impacts the poor and women of color. In related news, the Supreme Court rules today on the most significant abortion rights case in a generation, concerning anti-choice restrictions in Texas.

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