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Hyde at 40 Physicians on Hyde

Commentary

#HelloHyde Erases My Lived Experience

Katie Klabusich

#HelloHyde seeks to celebrate the supposed one million lives “saved” by denying low-income individuals with Medicaid insurance access to abortion care. As the product of an unplanned pregnancy, I find this goal to be offensive, malicious, and enraging.



Dr. Katherine Glaser
Dr. Katherine Glaser

Commentary

For Native Women Seeking Abortion, Hyde Amendment Is Another Broken Promise

In my work caring for Native American women relying on federally provided insurance in northern Arizona, I meet patients who are shocked when they learn that abortion care is not covered. They are accustomed to receiving care through the Indian Health Service and the centuries-old promise that tribes will have a special government-to-government relationship with the United States.