By Christina Cauterucci On Monday, House Republicans revealed the plan they want to replace the Affordable Care Act. There are a few things to celebrate: The GOP decided to drop a segment of an earlier draft that would have allowed insurers to sell policies that didn’t cover prescription drugs and maternity care, which the ACA […]
By Katie Klabusich, Truthout | Report The lesson to take from the loss of 1,000 state legislative seats and 27 legislative chambers since 2010 is that it’s time to do things differently: to end the practice of simply opposing harmful legislation and to go on offense. In the face of promises from the new administration […]
By Kyle Fitzpatrick Although some men in America believe it’s easier to be a woman, that simply isn’t the case — and women are planning to remind men of that. Read more.
By Anita Little Last night during President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress, all of the women Democrats dressed in white to signify the suffrage movement and to signal to the president that they’ll be watching how he navigates gender equality. Without getting into the whole mess of how wearing white actually hearkens […]
Abortion Restrictions Negatively Impact The Most Vulnerable People In The United States The Most, Shows Yet Another Study, & It’s Proof Of How Much Safe, Legal Abortion Access Is Needed
By MEGAN GRANT The fight for reproductive rights, control over our bodies, and access to safe and affordable healthcare is an ongoing one. While we’ve enjoyed certain victories, there are still many unsettling truths that remain — one of which is the fact that abortion restrictions affect the most vulnerable people people in the United […]
The Wisconsin Gazette President Donald Trump delivered on Feb. 28 a speech to Congress. Here’s reaction to Trump’s remarks from progressive voices: “The theme of tonight’s joint address to Congress — the ‘renewal of American spirit’ — felt painfully hollow as the only renewal I’ve seen since President Trump took office is a pernicious wave […]
Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An effort to prohibit coverage of abortion by many health insurance plans in Texas is back, despite stalling in previous years. Read more.
By Steph Herold A new study shows how today’s TV doesn’t measure up to past depictions, often exaggerating abortion risk and how easy it is to get care. Read more.
By STEPH HEROLD Because of the increasing number of restrictive abortion laws at the state level—and the racist, classist, and sexist implications of these measures—abortion funds are an indispensable resource for many people in the United States who rely on these organizations for financial assistance for their health care. Activists have known this for a […]