By Kelly FlanneryThe Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a binding rule that would stop health providers in clinics that receive federal public family planning money from providing patients with full and accurate reproductive health information and services. Requiring doctors to withhold information is terrible policy, and it will harm people living in poverty the […]
By Cybele Mayes-Osterman When it comes to taking away women’s healthcare, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster just can’t make up his mind. Last Friday, McMaster signed an executive order requiring Medicaid to continue to provide “important women’s health and family planning services.” But the order had a catch—no clinics providing abortions could receive Medicaid funding. Read more.
By Julz LaMantia One week after my 21st birthday in 2012, I found out I was pregnant. It was unplanned and unexpected—and I was absolutely terrified. Read more.
Devon sits down with Destiny Lopez, co-director of All Above All, a group dedicated to lifting restricts that limit women’s access to abortion. They discuss what SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh means for Roe v. Wade and how Roe is out of reach for so many women already. Read more.
By Yamani Hernandez In this op-ed, Yamani Hernandez, the executive director of the National Network of Abortion Funds, explains how you can help preserve reproductive rights, regardless of the Supreme Court. Read more.
By Kimberly Mutcherson The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and the selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill his seat makes the future of Roe v. Wade shaky at best, and doomed at worst. Even with Kennedy’s vote, Roe is a shadow of what it once was. States have spent the decades since Roe was decided […]
By Talcott Camp Now that President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, it will be up to the Senate to fully vet him so that the American people can determine whether he will uphold the basic civil rights and liberties relied on by everyone in this […]
By Jamille Fields and Stephanie Glover Congressional opponents of the Affordable Care Act and reproductive health — with support from the White House — spent the majority of last year attempting to repeal the act and cut off people’s access to Planned Parenthood. Yet when members of Congress went home last year for the July […]
By Lindsay Rodriguez With the announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, all of us fighting for abortion access have been activated by the rising threat against our rights and the fear of losing legal challenges taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more.
By Katie McDonough What if Roe v. Wade falls? Read more at Jezebel.