Health insurance is intended to help people cover both preventive and unexpected health costs. Yet federal and state politicians have singled out abortion and placed numerous bans on coverage for this health service within government-sponsored and private health insurance plans. Restrictions on insurance for abortion can have negative impacts for millions of women, especially low-income […]
More than 70 organizations submitted the following letter strongly opposing the abortion coverage bans and restrictions in the GOP’s proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The letter urges Members of Congress to be bold and oppose any attempt to repeal the ACA, defund Planned Parenthood and restrict abortion coverage.
On January 31st, 2017, Congresswomen Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), alongside Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and 100 other members of Congress introduced the EACH Woman Act, critical legislation that increases access to safe & affordable abortion care by lifting abortion coverage bans. The EACH Woman Act is our […]
Congresswomen Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), alongside Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and 100 other members of Congress reintroduced the EACH Woman Act (H.R.771) with the support of 82 women’s health, rights, and justice advocacy organizations. This bill ensures coverage for abortion for every woman, however much she earns or […]