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"I think it is a fact of modern history that declarations of war are gone. I think they are anachronistic. Clearly the Constitution assigns the declarations of war function to Congress and only to Congress. But declaring war has consequences in a technologically advanced world that nobody wants to face. Instead what you do is you call it a police action, as we did in Korea, or you call it something else, but you do not formally take that giant leap of declaring war."
Henry Hyde, Congressional Record, June 7, 1995
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When Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) introduced his namesake amendment that continues to restrict federal funds from being used to provide abortion, this was done specifically to prevent women on Medicaid from accessing reproductive healthcare.
That movement scored its first major victory in 1976 when Rep. Henry Hyde, an Illinois Republican, pushed through Congress a ban on Planned Parenthood and other providers using Medicaid funds to pay for abortions.

That movement scored its first major victory in 1976 when Rep. Henry Hyde, an Illinois Republican, pushed through Congress a ban on Planned Parenthood and other providers using Medicaid funds to pay for abortions.
This egregious amendment named after its antichoice sponsor, former U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde, is one of the oldest restrictions directly targeting low-income people's ability to obtain an abortion.
When Illinois's Rep. Henry Hyde in 1975 first introduced his amendment, he said "I would certainly like to prevent, if I could legally, anybody having an abortion, a rich woman, a middle class woman, or a poor woman.
The Hyde Amendment was first authored by the late Representative Henry Hyde (a devout Roman Catholic) in 1976. He expressed the desire to outlaw all abortions, but Hyde knew that he could only effectively target women in poor communities.

Written by the late U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, the statute - known by its shorthand, the "Hyde Amendment" - is intended as a check on prosecutorial overreach by providing a financial remedy for its victims.
The now-deceased conservative Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) described the problems created by the abuse of civil asset forfeiture as an "unrelenting government assault on property rights, fueled by a dangerous and emotional vigilante mentality that ...
The Illinois press has described him as "easily the Illinois Republican Party's most consistent contributor, fundraiser and cheerleader, dating back four decades when he was finance chair for Rep. Henry Hyde." Again, he is not a woman or an independent.
The Hyde Amendment, named for Illinois Republican Representative Henry Hyde, declared that no American should have to "participate" in another woman's abortion decision by using tax funds to pay for abortions.
One of the most successful means of reducing the number of abortions was the Hyde Amendment, sponsored by the late pro-life Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL). Conservative estimates from five years ago put the figure, at that time, at one million persons who are ...
The amendment is named after its initial sponsor, Republican Rep. Henry Hyde of Illinois, who made clear from the start that the policy would target low-income women.
FILE - In this June 30, 1980, file photo, Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., speaks to reporters in Washington, about the Supreme Court's decision that the federal government and individual states do not have to pay for abortions wanted by women on welfare.
The Hyde Amendment, named after former Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., is a 40-year-old policy that blocks Medicaid health care plans from covering abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or if the mother's life is endangered.
The savings and loan debacle was investigated by Republicans. Former U.S. Rep. Henry Hyde was involved up to his earlobes in the debacle but conveniently didn't have to pay anything in the settlement.
As an ex-Chicagoan suburbanite (Des Plaines), I was fortunate to have Henry Hyde as my rep. Now, I have a brother (in Park Ridge, home of HRC) who is a Hillery-ite, progressive liberal that I pray for everyday; but, as with most of his ilk, it's like ...
According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), this restriction -- commonly called the Hyde Amendment after its first sponsor, Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) -- was first passed as a budgetary rider "to the fiscal 1977 Medicaid appropriation." Every ...

And U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton said rather than delegates defining Trump's terms, "This is up to Donald Trump to define these terms that he articulated in the course of the campaign.
The famous "Hyde Amendment" that bans federal money from directly paying for abortions was a Republican initiative sponsored by a truly heroic politician, Illinois Representative Henry Hyde. A strong pro-life plank has been included in every Republican ...
Editor's note. The following is taken from the NRLC Yearbook which was distributed at the annual National Right to Life Convention held July 7-9.
Nearly 40 years ago, when she was a young congressional staffer, Representative Barbara Lee watched as lawmakers cut millions of poor women off from abortion coverage.
In addition, recent legislation introduced in the Congress by Representative Henry Hyde of Illinois not only increases restrictions on publicly financed abortions, it also addresses this whole problem of infanticide.
In 1987, Representative Robert Dornan introduced bill House Resolution 2525. In 1995, there were bills offered in both the Senate (Robert Dole introduced Senate Bill 5) and the House (Henry Hyde introduced House Resolution 1561).3 Hyde proposed an ...
Edward Kennedy opposing the Robert Bork Supreme Court nomination, Rep. Henry Hyde of Illinois making closing arguments in Bill Clinton's impeachment trial and Sen. Carole Moseley-Braun of Illinois (ah, how quickly we forget) rocketing to national ...
Three years after it launched, Salon was catapulted into the national spotlight with the publication of "This Hypocrite Broke Up My Family," a story alleging that former Republican Rep. Henry Hyde, who was leading the effort to impeach Bill Clinton ...
The late Henry Hyde, who chaired the House Judiciary Committee, which drafted the articles of impeachment, acknowledged a "youthful indiscretion" with a married woman when he was a youthful 40-year-old.
Paul Begala, a Democratic strategist and CNN political commentator, was a political consultant for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign in 1992 and was counselor to Clinton in the White House.
When the moment came for Bereuter to be chosen by the Republican House caucus as chairman of the International Relations Committee, the post was handed instead to Rep. Henry Hyde, a dependable figure who had dutifully pursued the impeachment of ...
All this happened years after Republican Representative Henry Hyde, author of the Hyde Amendment, which prevents the use of certain federal funds to pay for abortion unless the pregnancy arises from incest, rape, or to save the life of the mother ...
The other day I was browsing through some old, old editions of NRL News when I ran across a 1980 quote from the late pro-life champion, Rep. Henry Hyde. The Supreme Court had just upheld the Hyde Amendment (by the narrowest of 5-4 margins). As you ...
Editor's note: 2016 is the 40th anniversary of the "Hyde Amendment," named for pro-life champion the late Rep. Henry Hyde, conservatively credited with saving the lives over a million people. First enacted in 1976, the Hyde Amendment is a provision ...
In September 1976, Republican Rep. Henry Hyde won passage of an amendment he sponsored to a House appropriations bill to cease public funding of abortions with federal Medicaid dollars.
Medicaid bill," said former Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) during debate over Medicaid funding for abortion in 1977. Trump has a long history of anti-woman comments, and this month has come under fire for his treatment of opponent Sen. Ted Cruz's wife, Heidi ...
Many years ago I attended a meeting of the House Republican Policy Committee chaired by the sainted Rep. Henry Hyde of Illinois.
Roskam has represented the 6th District since beating Duckworth for the seat vacated by veteran Congressman Henry Hyde in 2006.
In the 40 years since, he held various positions in and out of government, including as a law professor, as a member of Reagan's Justice Department in the '80s, as an aide to U.S.
"So they should have a conservative representative. These votes are not conservative." However, Roskam says the 6th District -- which ... "I've tried to follow that," said the 54-year-old Roskam, adding it was the same approach used by his predecessor ...
Henry Hyde's counterpart on the Foreign Relations Committee was Lee Hamilton from Indiana. He was a thoughtful and kind intellectual.
The law's author, Illinois Rep. Henry Hyde, justified it as politically expedient, saying: "I certainly would like to prevent, if I could legally, anybody having an abortion--a rich woman, a middle-class woman, or a poor woman.
Jenrette worked with Figg to institute an arrangement whereby the Law school could send a representative, as student liaison, to South Carolina Bar Association meetings, with expenses covered by the Bar Association.
But then, Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) authored the Hyde Amendment, passed by Congress in 1976, which banned Medicaid coverage of abortion for the sole purpose of preventing as many people from accessing abortion as possible.
Mackey, a former FBI agent, handled counter-narcotics for the committee's chairman, Henry Hyde, a prominent Republican from Illinois.
Mackey, a former FBI agent, handled counter-narcotics for the committee's chairman, Henry Hyde, a prominent Republican from Illinois.
Mackey, a former F.B.I. agent, handled counter-narcotics for the committee's chairman, Henry Hyde, a prominent Republican from Illinois.
The statute, written by the late Illinois Rep. Henry Hyde, allows criminal defendants to recoup legal expenses when a federal judge finds that the government's conduct was "vexatious, frivolous or in bad faith.
Now, Sidi wants to blame it on youthful indiscretion - the tired ole Henry Hyde excuse. Contrary to ..... But it is also incumbent on the representative of the people to step down when he or she can no longer effectively represent the interest of ...
Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones, but the late Illinois Republican Henry Hyde (who spent 32 years in the House of Representatives and died in 2007) threw plenty of stones (figuratively speaking) during the impeachment proceedings ...
Former Illinois Democratic state representative Roland 'Libby' Libonati was elected to Congress and served from 1958 to 1965.
U.S. Sen. Prescott Bush, R-Conn., right, is shown with Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Clare Booth Luce, a fellow Greenwich resident and the first woman appointed to a major U.S.
Three years after Roe, then-Rep. Henry Hyde (R-IL) wrote a "rider" to the annual appropriations bill that funds federal health programs, including Medicaid.


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