By Destiny Lopez When I gave birth to my daughter, I never imagined this could be her future. But we have to face facts. Abortion is being criminalized and pushed out of reach, and when this happens, the harm falls hardest on low-income people, women of color, and young people. It’s for exactly this reason that […]
Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination sparks protests by women of color reproductive rights activists .
By Natelegé Whaley Over 100 women of color reproductive rights activists from across the country gathered at U.S. Senate offices in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. It is widely assumed President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court picks — including Kavanaugh and the already confirmed Neil Gorsuch — will be in a […]
By Marissa Lang The shouted chants erupted in the middle of the cafeteria, stopping congressional workers mid-bite. “What do we want?” asked a protester. “Justice!” answered dozens of women of color in unison. “How do we get it?” “Stop Kavanaugh!” the women cried. Read more.
By Gabriela Resto-Montero For over 40 years, the Hyde Amendment has barred any federal money from being used to pay for abortions, except for in some cases involving rape, incest or instances where the mother may lose her life. Although the amendment is just a rider on the annual appropriation bill to fund the Health and […]
As Comment Period Closes, Doctors and Advocates Warn Title X ‘Gag Rule’ Will Cause ‘Unthinkable Harm’ .
By Katelyn Burns The 60-day public comment period for the Trump administration’s proposed Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Title X “gag rule” concluded this week with more than 200,000 commentslisted on the HHS site, including many sharp rebukes from major medical and health-care advocacy organizations. Read more.