The Hyde Amendment initiated the incremental strategy which has saved millions and millions of lives

By Dave Andrusko As we’ve highlighted multiple times, 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, whose life-saving impact (in the words of NRLC Legislative Director Douglas Johnson) “has proven itself to be the greatest domestic abortion reduction law ever enacted by Congress.” The law, first enacted in 1976 and finally upheld by the …

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Partial-Birth Abortion, the Almost-Born Baby, and a “Special Loneliness”

  Editor’s note: I could think of no better way to end our year-long “Roe at 40” than with something from that great pro-life champion, the late Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Il.) The following are remarks delivered by Rep. Hyde to the House of Representatives in 1998 just prior to House consideration of pro-abortion President Clinton’s …

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