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Activists Kick off Price Nomination Hearing with Over Half a Million Petitions Exposing Price’s Anti-Woman Record

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, January 18, abortion access activists gathered on Capitol Hill to deliver over half a million petitions opposing the nomination of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) to serve as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Advocates for Youth, All* Above All, American Federation of Teachers, CREDO, Housing Works, MomsRising, […]

Anti-woman legislators introduce sweeping abortion coverage ban, advocates respond

On Friday, January 13th, Rep. Chris Smith, [R-NJ-4] introduced H.R.7 – No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017 – legislation to made the Hyde Amendment permanent and interfere with public and private health insurance coverage for abortion. Destiny Lopez, Co-Director of All* Above All, issued the following statement: “If anyone was […]

Destiny Lopez Responds to Paul Ryan Obamacare Claims

On Thursday, January 12, Speaker Paul Ryan falsely claimed that the affordable care act includes funding for abortion services. Destiny Lopez,  Co-Director of All* Above All, issued the following statement: “Once again, speaker Ryan is peddling in myths and misinformation to justify his agenda of dismantling healthcare Americans depend on. Unfortunately and unjustly, the Hyde amendment bans […]

To Resist Trump, We Will Be Bold

We won’t let Trump punish women – we will be BOLD! By: Destiny Lopez, Co-Director, All* Above All There has always been resistance in the face of hate and oppression. When the ugliness of Jim Crow arose across the American south, Black women and men resisted, fought back, and are still fighting for equality. When […]

WOMEN’S HEALTH ADVOCATE RESPONDS TO TRUMP’S HHS NOMINEE– REPRESENTATIVE TOM PRICE (R-GA)

Destiny Lopez, Co-Director of All* Above All issued the following statement in response to President-Elect Donald Trump’s announcement that his nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services will be Representative Tom Price (R-GA). “Price has voted for extreme bans on abortion care and coverage and vowed to end Obamacare. This nomination is yet another […]

Abortion coverage advocates respond to Bannon selection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 14, 2016 Contact: Chrissy Faessen / Chrissy@conwaystrategic.com /c 703.828.7769 Steve Bannon is “dangerous fringe character” with record of misogyny Washington D.C. (November 14, 2016) In response to Donald Trump’s selection of white nationalist Steve Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor in the White House, Destiny Lopez, Co-Director of All* Above […]

Trump Victory Puts Abortion Access at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2016  Contact: Chrissy Faessen / Chrissy@conwaystrategic.com /c 703.828.7769 Advocates redouble commitment to end Hyde Amendment, protect and preserve abortion access and coverage for all Washington D.C. (November 9, 2016)-The unexpected election of Donald Trump to the Presidency has left advocates for abortion access deeply concerned about the future for women’s health […]

National poll shows voters support lifting abortion coverage bans including the Hyde Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2016 Contact: Chrissy Faessen / Chrissy@conwaystrategic.com /c 703.828.7769 National poll shows voters support lifting abortion coverage bans including the Hyde Amendment After 40 years, Hyde Amendment faces unprecedented opposition with launch of first-ever United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action (September 25th– October 1st) Washington D.C. (September 15, 2016) New […]

Politicians Sneak Abortion Funding Ban Into The 21st Century Cures Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2015 Contact: Chrissy Faessen / Chrissy@conwaystrategic.com /c 703.828.7769 Politicians Sneak Abortion Funding Ban Into The 21st Century Cures Act House to vote Friday on amendment by Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Yvette Clarke (D-NY) to stop ban Washington D.C. (July 10, 2015) – Today, lawmakers in the House […]