Bernie Sanders Commits to Repealing Hyde Amendment

Alex Seitz-Wald, MSNBC – January 22, 2016

Bernie Sanders called for repealing a key piece of anti-abortion legislation Friday, the day marking the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. “As president, and as someone who has a 100 percent pro-choice voting record in Congress, I will do everything that I can to protect and preserve a woman’s right to an abortion,” Sanders said in a statement. “Women must have full control over their reproductive health in order to have full control over their lives. We must rescind the Hyde Amendment and resist attempts by states to erect roadblocks to abortion.”

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