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Trump Medicaid Change Illogical and Harmful

Destiny Lopez, Co-Director of All* Above All, issued the following statement: “Each of us should be able to live, work, and make decisions about our health and our future with dignity and economic security. Think about it, Medicaid work requirements actually make no sense as a policy. You shouldn’t be forced to work when you […]

ONE YEAR SINCE TRUMP’S ELECTION: NATIONAL POLL SHOWS VOTERS HAVE MAJOR CONCERNS OVER ADMINISTRATION POLICIES ON ABORTION, WOMEN’S HEALTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2017 Contact: Brandon Gassaway / brandon@conwaystrategic.com / c: 202.888.6169 Resistance to Trump agenda mounts with major victories in IL, OR, and nationwide events Washington D.C.– New polling data released today from Hart Research Associates reveals voters’ significant concerns about Trump Administration policies that limit abortion coverage and access to contraception, and a recognition […]

All* Above All’s Destiny Lopez Responds to Trump Administration Attack on Comprehensive Health Coverage That Includes Birth Control and Abortion

“Just like the Trump Access Hollywood video that leaked exactly a year ago, today’s ‘Friday Surprise’ is another attack on the dignity of women. At the same time the Trump Administration launched a major attack on birth control coverage, they have also buried the release of a guidance that opens the door to further restrictions […]

All* Above All’s Destiny Lopez Responds to President’s Budget

“This administration is trying to score political points on the backs of poor women and families. This cruel and senseless budget would decimate the Medicaid insurance program and continue the pain and punishment of the Hyde Amendment. “This budget is the manifestation of a disrespectful and damaging view of women—it’s deeply troubling.  Trump’s budget takes away […]

All* Above All’s Destiny Lopez Responds to ACA Repeal Bill

From Destiny Lopez, Co-Director, All* Above All: “The American people have rejected this disastrous health care repeal bill soundly and loudly, but Donald Trump and Paul Ryan won’t take ‘no’ for an answer. This bill bans insurance coverage for abortion, bans reimbursements to a trusted women’s health provider, leaves tens of millions without coverage, and […]

Trump SCOTUS Pick: All* Above All Responds

Donald Trump has announced that his nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacant for nearly a full year is Neil Gorsuch, currently a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Trump has repeatedly pledged to appoint justices who would overturn Roe v. Wade. Destiny Lopez, Co-Director of All* Above All, issued the following statement: “This […]

EACH Woman Act Reintroduced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced the EACH Woman Act, alongside Pro-Choice Caucus Chairs Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and 100 other Members of Congress Lee introduces EACH Woman Act to lift bans on abortion coverage  Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2017) — Today, Congresswoman Barbara […]

ANTI-ABORTION HOUSE PASSES BILL TO MAKE HYDE AMENDMENT PERMANENT

Today, Rep. Paul Ryan’s anti-abortion House of Representatives voted 238:183 to pass H.R.7, “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017.” A Senate companion bill has already been introduced (S. 184). These bills would make the Hyde Amendment permanent and interfere with public and private health insurance coverage for abortion. […]

Anti-Abortion Senators Intro Bill to Make Hyde Amendment Permanent, House Vote Expected Tomorrow

Today, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” S. 184, companion legislation to H.R.7, “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017,” House legislation introduced earlier this month. These bills would make the Hyde Amendment permanent and interfere with […]