Biden Supports Tax-funded Abortions Day After Catching Heat For Opposing Them

Calvin Freiburger

Following a single day of indignation from pro-abortion activists and fellow Democrats, former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden formally renounced his past support for restricting taxpayer abortion funding via the Hyde Amendment.

Biden found himself in hot water this week for saying he still supported the annual budget language that forbids most taxpayer dollars from funding abortions except for those in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother’s life. After a video showed him answering “yes” to an activist asking if he would “commit to abolishing” Hyde, the Biden campaign claimed he had misheard the question and still supported the amendment – while reserving the right to change his mind depending on the progress of “draconian attempts to limit access to abortion.”

The stance drew the ire of Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and most of his Democrat primary competitors, most of whom are currently working to stake out the most pro-abortion stance possible.

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