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Henry Hyde

Hyde Amendment: 38 Year Legacy of Interference With Religious Liberty and Values

Rev. Kelli Clement | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Rev. Kelli Clement

I believe that a woman, no matter what her economic circumstances, should have access to safe and dignified reproductive health care. I believe that a woman facing an unintended pregnancy is best suited to make decisions for herself and her family.

Changing Course on the Hyde Amendment

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld bans in public funding and insurance coverage of abortion in three separate cases. Since then, these decisions have left millions of women unable to access legal healthcare when they need it.

Anti-Abortion Effort Blocked By Own Amendment

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters/Kathy Finn) - Henry Hyde, a champion of the anti-abortion movement, might turn over in his grave if he knew that a provision ...

Explaining Weiner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The rise and ultimate fall of Rep. Anthony Weiner's once-brilliant political career has many elements of a classic Greek tragedy, where the highly ambitious, competent, powerful protagonist suffers a horrible fate.

Gingrich Family Values: Stick a Fork in Newt

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's hard to image Gingrich setting sail next year for a run at the White House -- his serial philandering will keep him from ever sitting behind the Oval Office desk.

Ay Carly! Meeeoooowww!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Fiorina, whose snarky comment recalls her brash HP days, is guilty of the standard Republican hypocrisy. Yes, Republicans can even be hypocrites about their own hair.

Hypocrisy in High Places

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

When we repress important needs and desires so severely that we are unable to accept them as a part of ourselves, we give up the possibility of a controlled, thoughtful response to them.

Note To Spitzer: Gremilns?!

Lionel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lionel

No arena has been spared its own blemish and moral hiccup. Sports, entertainment, politics, the clergy -- name it.

Thomas B. Edsall

The Hidden Henry Hyde: Arch-Conservative Tried To Derail Clinton Impeachment

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Henry Hyde goes to his resting place honored among conservatives as the lead prosecutor in bringing the articles of impeachment against Bill Clinton b...

Former GOP Rep Henry Hyde Dies At 83

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.), the chairman of the House International Relations Committee who as Judiciary Committee chief wielded the gavel during...