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US Bishops Condemn Abortion Funding in House-Passed Spending Bill

Lev RadinCardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to media after the NYPD mass honoring members died of COVID-19 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Notably missing from the legislation was the Hyde Amendment, first passed by Congress in 1976. The policy, normally enacted as part of federal spending bills, prohibits federal funding of elective abortions in Medicaid.