Despite the fact that Americans rejected Democrat’s agenda in the 2022 midterms, leading to Republicans retaking the House, Congressional Democrats seem intent on jamming through a radical agenda during the lame-duck session.

Already, Democrats have attempted to push through mass amnesty for DACA recipients with no additional funding for border security, though they did make a token offer to increase the pay of border patrol agents.

Now, they want to pass $1.75 billion in funding to cover the costs of travel and lodging for women who want to go to other states to get late-term abortions.

The proposal is a workaround of the Hyde Amendment that prohibits the federal government from funding women’s abortion procedures.  Since the funding is only covering their travel and lodging costs, and not the procedure itself, it could technically be permitted under the Hyde Amendment.

The Daily Caller Reports

Two Democratic senators proposed a program Thursday that would spend $350 million per year over five fiscal years to help women travel out of state to receive an abortion.

Sens. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Patty Murray of Washington are spearheading the proposed legislation, titled the Reproductive Health Travel Fund Act, which would designate $350 million per year towards a five-fiscal-year grant program. The program would last from fiscal year (FY) 2023 through FY 2027 to cost a total of $1.75 billion.

“In overturning Roe and passing one extreme state abortion ban after the next, Republicans have unleashed a full-fledged health care crisis that is jeopardizing women’s health and forcing them to stay pregnant against their will,” Murray said. “This moment calls for bold solutions — and that’s why I’ve proposed creating a new, historic abortion fund and why I’m proud to cosponsor Senator Baldwin’s bill to help get women the abortion care they need.”

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