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Future of Washington Women’s Health murky in the Age of Trump

By Lynsi Burton  Sharon Thielman spent last Saturday morning with her family — on the picket lines in Kent.She and her aunt, daughter and daughter-in-law went to the Kent offices of Planned Parenthood to join hundreds who gathered in support of the clinic at a time when the organization’s federal funding is under attack by […]

If Trump Gets His Way, These Will Be the First Places to Ban Abortion

They have “trigger” laws ready if Roe is overturned.  By HANNAH LEVINTOVA Like many Democrats, State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, who is now in her 12th term representing Illinois’ 12th district, didn’t expect Donald Trump to win the presidency. But on November 9, Feigenholtz, a longtime champion of women’s health measures in the General Assembly, realized that […]

How These States Are Fighting For Reproductive Rights

 By KIMBERLY TRUONG If you’ve been keeping an eye on news regarding women’s reproductive rights, you’ve probably noticed that things are looking relativelybleak. But the battle is far from over. As some states have become emboldened to attempt to restrictreproductivehealthcare access, Oregon and Illinois have stepped forward to propose legislation to expand care for all. Read […]

How Young People Can Best Fight For Reproductive Justice

By Reilly W. Post-Women’s March, I’ve noticed that many of my friends feel like they’re fumbling around for activist motivation. They’re trying to find a way to keep the momentum going, but are failing to find ways to feel like they’re helping to push for change. I felt the same way, and chose to respond […]

The EACH Woman Act could help 28 million women access safe abortions

By Maria Solis It’s hard to keep up with the anti-abortion legislation coming from not just the new White House administration, but from state legislatures across the country. But Rep. Barbara Lee is getting ahead of the curve with a House Resolution that would repeal the Hyde Amendment, the 1976 measure that bars the government from […]