Tim Ryan: ‘We’ve Got to Get Rid of the Hyde Amendment’

Washington Free Beacon | 5/22/2019 | Philip Caldwell
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Congressman and 2020 presidential candidate Tim Ryan has expressed support for repealing the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding of abortion with exceptions for cases of rape, incest, or in which the life of the mother is endangered.

In an appearance Wednesday on MSNBC's Live With Stephanie Ruhle, Ryan discussed his plan for achieving his reproductive policy goals.

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"We've got to start winning elections, Stephanie," Ryan said. "I mean, we're losing elections in these states. Of course we've got to fund Planned Parenthood, we've got to get rid of the Hyde Amendment, we've got to make sure we invest into women's health care. But the reality is we've got to win elections… We now have the federal courts peppered with conservative pro-life justices. The Supreme Court is a conservative pro-life court. We've got to start moving in the right direction here politically and getting elected so that we appoint the judges and we win elections in these states."

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