The Hyde Amendment
Volume 49, Issue 1
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STATES THAT FUND ABORTION THROUGH MEDICAID
Medicaid is jointly funded by the federal government and individual state governments. States can choose to pay for abortion services using their own Medicaid funds, but only 17 states do, and in 11 of them it's the result of a court order. Arizona and Illinois are in violation of their court orders, bringing the actual total down to 15 states.
One crowd we were extremely happy to see: Protesters fill Pennsylvania Avenue during a rally at the Women’s March on Washington, January, 21, 2017. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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