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By Amy Littlefield Nilofar Ganjaie often has to ask people what belongings they can sell to help pay for their abortions. Her organization, the Northwest Abortion Access Fund (NWAAF), helps people in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska who are struggling to afford the hundreds or, later in pregnancy, thousands of dollars that an abortion costs. Read more.
By Destiny Lopez Abortion rights advocates are hitting the road to raise awareness about the impact of the Hyde Amendment on people struggling financially and highlight the growing support among elected officials and the public to lift this policy. The national Bold AF Road Trip, part of the All* Above All campaign that unites organizations and individuals to […]
By Destiny Lopez For 43 years, the Hyde Amendment has operated the way its namesake, Congressman Henry Hyde, intended—creating a barrier to abortion care for people struggling financially. Congress has renewed this ban on Medicaid funding of abortion care every year since it was first passed in 1976. Over the years, anti-abortion politicians have also used the […]
By Destiny Lopez Six years ago, when women of color leaders came together to launch All* Above All — a coalition of reproductive health, rights, and justice organizations — lawmakers weren’t talking publicly about the Hyde Amendment, a federal policy that bans public health insurance programs from covering abortion care. But in 2019, repealing this harmful […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2019 Contact: Alexa Garcia-Ditta, email@example.com, 512.861.8079 The majority of voters nationally support Medicaid coverage for abortion Washington, D.C. – Forty three years after Congress first passed the Hyde Amendment, which bans Medicaid health insurance from covering abortion, new polling released today from Hart Research Associates shows that two-thirds (62%) of […]
New polling shows that a significant majority of the American electorate supports Medicaid coverage of abortion services; support in battleground congressional districts is even stronger.
This memo summarizes key findings from an online survey among 1,413 registered voters nationwide and 407 registered voters from 44 battleground congressional districts in 24 states.1 The nationwide sample includes oversamples of African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and Asian voters, as well as voters under age 35 (weighted to their proper proportion in the total sample). The […]
By Charo Valero and Amy Weintraub Over the past several months, we’ve witnessed anti-abortion politicians in states surrounding Florida and across the country enact a slew of anti-abortion laws aimed at limiting access to abortion for those who need it most. But what many people don’t know is that for more than four decades, a federal policy […]
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By Nina Liss-Schultz When lawmakers in Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Kentucky passed legislation this year effectively ending all or most abortions in their states, it seemed to confirm what many Americans, pro-choice and anti-abortion alike, have long anticipated: The post-Roe era is coming. Read more.