February 10, 1996

Henry HydeToday in League HistoryFebruary 10, 1996—League staff attend the Illinois Citizens for Life prayer breakfast, emceed by pro-life lobbyist Ralph Rivera. During the event, League Director Joe Scheidler catches up with his good friend, pro-life stalwart Representative Henry Hyde (pictured left), whose leadership 20 years prior led to the Hyde Amendment, which bans most federal funding of abortions.

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