More than 70 organizations submitted the following letter strongly opposing the abortion coverage bans and restrictions in the GOP’s proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The letter urges Members of Congress to be bold and oppose any attempt to repeal the ACA, defund Planned Parenthood and restrict abortion coverage.
By Tim Murphy Lindsay Rodriguez, 34, is from Austin, Texas, and is the coordinator of the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon. “Growing up in San Antonio, Texas, I witnessed the erosion of our access to reproductive services,” she says. For Rodriguez, the real turning point came in 2011, when the conservative Texas state lawmakers approved legislation […]
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
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.
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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 […]
A new study based on data from the National Network of Abortion Funds finds that low-income women, particularly those who are young or black, are often unable to afford abortion due to federal and state regulations on abortion funding. The Undue Burden of Paying for Abortion: An Exploration of Abortion Fund Cases finds that in […]
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