Immigrants are barred for five years from enrolling in federal health insurance programs, denying them access to life-saving health care services, including abortion care. The LIFT the Bar Act would allow many immigrants to enroll in programs like Medicaid without waiting periods.
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Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed the Reproductive Health Equity Act (RHEA) into law! Join us in thanking the leaders responsible for championing this bold legislation.
In-state checkpoints trap our friends, neighbors, and co-workers in states like Texas, where abortion bans force people to travel for abortion care. Urge President Biden to take immediate action and halt in-state border checkpoints so undocumented people aren’t criminalized for trying to get an abortion. Abortion justice for immigrants can’t wait.
A decades-old federal ban on Medicaid coverage. Escalating states attacks, including Texas’ extreme abortion ban. A Supreme Court stacked against us that is weighing a case that could decimate access. Depending on where you live, getting an abortion right now can be next to impossible, especially for people of color working to make ends meet. … Continued
Nearly 50 years of legal abortion under Roe v. Wade has failed to ensure that people of color working to make ends meet can get the care they need. Decades of restrictions have pushed abortion out of reach.
Medication abortion is safe and effective, but outdated federal restrictions and state bans push it out of reach, especially for people working to make ends meet. Urge lawmakers to ensure medication abortion is an option for all.
No one should be denied abortion coverage because of where they live, how much money they earn, or how they get their health insurance. Send a postcard to President Biden and urge him to take immediate action so people can get the abortion care they need.
Systemic racism, economic insecurity, and immigration status multiply the already-massive barriers to abortion care–and that true abortion justice must incorporate racial, economic, and immigrant justice.
The Biden-Harris administration must enact policies that ensure everyone can get the abortion care they need to thrive in their communities and live their lives with economic security and dignity.
The EACH Act is bold legislation that ensures that each of us, however much money we make, however we get our health insurance, and wherever we live, has insurance for abortion care.
Sign today and send a message to Congress to lift all restrictions of abortion coverage, so that everyone can make personal decisions that are best for their circumstances, without political interference.