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  • Supreme Court expansion after Texas abortion case?

    September 3, 2021
    McClatchy DC
    Destiny Lopez, co-president of the abortion rights group All Above All, said advocates are clear-eyed about challenge the Senate poses, and want Biden to exert his pressure there. “It can’t just be the advocates doing that work. We need the president. … We need him and his administration in helping those senators really see that … Continued
  • House’s Hyde Amendment Vote Advances Abortion Justice and Racial Equity

    August 12, 2021
    Truthout
    Congress just took a historic step forward for racial, economic and reproductive justice 45 years in the making. Every year since 1976, lawmakers have chosen to deny insurance coverage of abortion to people working to make ends meet by adding a policy known as the Hyde Amendment to federal spending bills. But now, for the first time … Continued
  • The EACH Act would overturn a “blatantly racist” abortion rule. Will it pass?

    May 12, 2021
    Mic
    When Stephanie Loraine Piñeiro was 17, she found out she was pregnant. Loraine Piñeiro decided to have an abortion, but because she was Medicaid recipient — like more than 72 million other Americans — her insurance wouldn’t cover the costs of the procedure. So, Loraine Piñeiro picked up extra shifts at her restaurant job, earning $2.17 per … Continued
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