The editors have written a very good editorial about the need to preserve the Hyde Amendment. This year's Democratic Party's platform comes out in opposition to it. The ever-flexible Hillary Clinton once supported it and now she too opposes it. Food for moral reflection and letter writing as we approach November 8.

Margaret O’Brien Steinfels is a former editor of Commonweal. 

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