Hyde Amendment


The Hyde Amendment stipulates, “None of the funds appropriated in this Act, and none of the funds in any trust fund to which funds are appropriated in this Act, shall be expended for any abortion.” 


About the Hyde Amendment

Congress has passed the Hyde Amendment on a bipartisan basis every year since 1976. The Hyde Amendment reflects a broad consensus of the American public who do not want tax dollars to be put toward abortion.

Because the Hyde Amendment is considered by Congress annually, this topic is covered in depth under the Legislation tab. READ MORE>>