Following the end of Roe v. Wade, barriers like the Hyde Amendment and insurance coverage bans keep abortion out of reach for people working to make ends meet. The majority of the public believes that abortion services should be covered by insurance. It’s time our elected officials made moves to reflect that. The EACH Act … Continued
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The freedom to care for ourselves and provide a better life for our families should not depend on our immigration status. As immigrants and people in mixed-status families face heightened barriers to abortion care and greater risk of criminalization, it’s critical that Congress take action now. Join us as we call on Congress pass three … Continued
Right now, immigrants and people in mixed-status families face heightened barriers to abortion and are at greater risk of criminalization as states ban care in the fallout of the Supreme Court decision. Call on President Biden to: Ensure abortion access for anyone who is detained; Affirm that anyone can travel safely through immigration checkpoints without … Continued
We are in the midst of the worst abortion access crisis in decades. The harm falls hardest on people who are working to make ends meet. Lawmakers cannot wait any longer to enact bold solutions that ensure people can get the abortion care they need. Urge them to pass policies that ensure abortion care is: … Continued
The fallout of the Supreme Court’s decision is being felt in every state across the country, and the harm will most certainly fall hardest on people who are already failed by our health care system, especially Black, Indigenous, and other people of color. State lawmakers must declare their Action Plans for Abortion Justice so that … Continued
With Roe v. Wade gone, elected officials in the U.S. Senate must do their part — starting with ending policies that deny insurance coverage of abortion, including the Hyde Amendment. Senators must also pass the LIFT the BAR Act so that immigrants are able to enroll in Medicaid without waiting periods and access health services, … Continued
Roe v. Wade is gone. It’s urgent that President Biden make clear his specific plans to ensure people can get abortion care. The Supreme Court ruling spares no one and the harm will fall hardest on people of color working to make ends meet. We need specific, bold plans and nothing less than the whole … Continued
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.
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.