Pramila Jayapal, the Representative, belonging to the Democratic Party, gave a statement on the Hyde amendment. She is the chairperson of the caucus called the Congressional Progressive. The statement was given on the 3rd of October that fell on Sunday.it was stated that she would be showing any support for the economic bill in case it included the Hyde amendment.
Hyde Amendment; Democrats’ Opinions
This statement given by Pramila Jayapal further creates problems in the already problematic topic with regard to the bills introduced by Joe Biden, the President of the United States of America. There are ongoing disagreements between the politicians of the Democratic Party concerning the bills. The Hyde amendment is related to the controversial matter of abortions. It states that the federal funds will be blocked and will not be able to use for maximum cases of abortions n the country. There are certain exceptions like incest, rape, or situation when the life of the woman is threatened.
The comments given by Rep Pramila Jayapal came after the statement that was given by Joe Manchin, the Senator belonging to the Democratic Party. He stated that it was extremely important for the Hyde amendment to get included in the bills. This statement of the West-Virginia based Senator was made in the last week. He stated that he would never approve of the package if it did not contain the provision of the said amendment.
Dick Durbin, the senator belonging to the Democratic Party made the argument that he did not want any such issues to act as an obstruction to the legislation. And then the senator was also asked about his decision with regard to the bill in case the provision of the Hyde amendment was included in it. As a reply, he stated that the bill was too important to not support just for the fact that it contained the said provision.