Rhonda Copelon, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Janet Gallagher, member of the Committee for Abortion Rights Against Sterilization Abuse (CARASA), discuss the Hyde Amendment with Celeste Wesson of WBAI. Copelon was, at the time of the recording, working on a case against the Hyde Amendment, which forbade the allotment of federal funding towards abortions, and she discusses the terms of that lawsuit here, Copelon and Gallagher discuss in depth the role that religious organizations, especially the Catholic Church, have played in the anti-abortion movement. No intro or outro.
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