Tag Archives: The Weldon Amendments
Blue, blue California is not just an entity unto itself. As many have opined, as goes California, so goes the nation.
In their arrogance–or is it “pride”–California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has defied “the Hyde/Weldon amendments approved by the U.S. Congresses and leaders of both parties every year since 2004 by mandating “coverage of all elective abortions in all health plans under its jurisdiction.”
The Hyde Amendment (original amendment passed 9/30/76) “is a legislative provision barring the use of certain federal funds to pay for abortion unless the pregnancy arises from incest, rape, or to save the life …