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Ithaca, NY, Common Council

RESOLVED, That the City of Ithaca, New York calls upon Congress and President Obama to support and reinstate insurance coverage for abortion services for women enrolled in public insurance programs by enacting the EACH Woman Act; and, be it Further RESOLVED, That this Resolution be sent to the Tompkins County Legislature and the individual municipalities in […]

Dear Next President

You know that abortion coverage bans like the Hyde Amendment take away decision making from those struggling to get by. As part of Fusion’s #DearNextPresident series, All* Above All co-director Destiny Lopez urges the next president of the United States to lift abortion coverage bans—a message we can all get behind. Destiny asks: Dear Mister or […]

U.S. Funding for Abortion: How the Helms and Hyde Amendments Harm Women and Providers

More than 40 years ago, the Helms Amendment became the first abortion funding restriction enacted by the U.S. Congress. Three years after its enactment, in 1976, the Hyde Amendment, which also restricts abortion funding, was put into place through the annual appropriations process. Both restrictions make it difficult for the most vulnerable women to access […]

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Integrating Economic and Reproductive Justice

Access to comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion, is essential to women’s economic security. Yet many progressive politicians and advocates often ignore this important connection. This report delineates the many links between these topics—including that family planning increases women’s economic opportunity, lack of supports for pregnant and parenting women interferes with their economic stability, and […]

Cook County, IL, Board of Commissioners Resolution

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and members of the Board of Commissioners of Cook County call upon federal and state elected officials to maintain the protections established by Roe v. Wade for access to comprehensive reproductive health care and undo restrictions that have been placed on those protections; and BE IT FURTHER […]

Press Release: Women’s Health Advocates Thank Senators for Putting the Reproductive Health Needs of Trafficking Survivors above Politics

On April 21, 2015, the Senate announced a deal to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (S. 178) that would not expand the scope of the Hyde Amendment, despite efforts of anti-choice politicians. We applaud our Senate champions who stood strong for the reproductive health decisions of those who have survived human trafficking. Adding an abortion […]

Cambridge, MA, City Council Resolution

RESOLVED: That the City Council go on record commemorating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and call upon the United States Congress to support and maintain federal funding for family planning services that are critical to the health of women and families, and to reinstate coverage for abortion services for women enrolled in public insurance programs.

Philadelphia Board of Health Resolution

Resolution calling upon President Obama, the US Congress, Governor Corbett, and the Pennsylvania General Assembly to maintain existing public funding for comprehensive reproductive health care and reinstate insurance coverage for abortion care for every woman who needs it, regardless of the source of her insurance.

New York City Council Resolution

Resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and calling on the United States Congress to support funding for comprehensive reproductive health care.