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Our Anti-Abortion Nightmares Are Coming At Us, Fast and Furious

On his first full day in the Oval Office, Trump signed a global gag rule. Yesterday the House passed HR 7, making permanent the Hyde Amendment. Is this the end of abortion rights in the U.S.?       Written by Robin Marty When it comes to federal abortion policy, some things are as regular as clockwork. […]

Confronting A New Agenda Hostile To Health Rights Of Women And Those In Poverty

Elizabeth G. Taylor  Executive Director of the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) A new era is upon us, one filled with uncertainty and lots of hostile rhetoric and harmful policy ideas directed at the most vulnerable in our society. For example, we know that President Trump is itching to fill a seat on the U.S. […]

AANHPI Women Like Me Deserve More Than Donald Trump’s Tokenizing Politics

By NIMRA CHOWDHRY 19 hours ago This year is shaping up to be anything but ordinary. For the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community, 2017 has already been a year of firsts — and worsts. It’s the fastest growing racial group in the United States, yet it remains underrepresented, both in who […]

Roe at 44: How Abortion Funds Help Women Access Abortion Care

Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy Contributing Writer Yahoo Beauty Photo: Getty Images Jan. 22, 2017, marks the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion care in the United States. And as the post 44 years have shown, abortion access is an issue that affects individuals from many backgrounds — racial, […]