Author: Frank Kineavy

The Debate Over Hyde Amendment

House Democrats have abandoned one of their biggest voting blocks — women. There is a bill that is up for a vote in the lower chamber and it does not include axing the controversial Hyde Amendment. Since the mid-70s, the Hyde Amendment has prohibited federal funding for abortion. The Hyde…

AOC Pushes Fair Chance at Housing Act

At a town hall hosted by Housing Justice for All in Bronx, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) spoke to housing advocates and declared housing as a right. “We have been conditioned to think that basic rights are a luxury and a privilege when they are not,” Cortez said on Thursday…