• The EACH Act would overturn a “blatantly racist” abortion rule. Will it pass?

    May 12, 2021
    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
  • New Campaign Urges Biden To Eliminate Hyde Amendment in Budget

    May 12, 2021
    Ms Magazine
    On Monday, abortion justice nonprofit All* Above All launched a week-long campaign urging President Biden to submit his first budget without the Hyde Amendment and related abortion coverage bans. Within the U.S., the Hyde Amendment essentially bars federal abortion coverage through Medicaid. Proposed as a response to Roe v. Wade, Hyde is known for its devastating impact on … Continued
  • Episode 9: Will Insurance Pay for My Abortion?

    April 29, 2021
    A Podcast About Abortion
    Spoiler alert: probably not. How the Hyde Amendment paved the way for other restrictions on public and private insurance coverage of abortion, and how people pay for their abortions when insurance doesn’t help. Guests: Abby Johnson (no, not that one) Yamani Hernandez, executive director of the National Network of Abortion Funds Kelsey Ryland, co-director of … Continued
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