Cover Story Sidebar | Everyone knew the battle in Palm Springs would be difficult. But
when Reps. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) and Charles Canady (R-Fla.) opined
that the partial-birth resolution was ill-conceived, the whole
attempt proved-well, abortive. Mr. Hyde had been somewhat
conciliatory on the abortion issue before. But what would move Mr.
Canady, a committed believer and original sponsor of the
partial-birth bill, to oppose the Lambert resolution? While other
prominent Republicans cited the need for party