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Detained Immigrant Women Are Facing A Grueling Abortion Struggle

By Lauren Holter Depending on where you live in the United States, getting an abortion can be arduous, time-intensive, expensive. But as hard as it may be getting an abortion in, say, Kentucky — where 98 percent of counties do not have abortion providers, women must be given ultrasounds before having an abortion, and there […]

7 Feminist Groups On What Trumpcare Could Mean For Women

By Alanna Vagianos On Thursday, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act aka Trumpcare ― and women around the country are readying themselves for the consequences. The legislation would effectively allow states to discriminate against women. Under the AHCA, states are allowed to waive the former Obamacare requirement that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions. […]

Somehow, It’s Going To Be Even Harder To Get An Abortion Under The AHCA

By Kylie McConville. After the passage of the revised American Health Care Act (AHCA), questions about the future of women’s care hang heavy — and unfortunately, right now there are more question marks than there are answers. With access to abortion care already such a polarizing topic in our society, women wondering can you get […]

The Connection Between Poor Medicaid Policies & Anti-Abortion Laws Is Shameful

By Keiko Zoll While Roe v. Wade is the law of the land in the United States, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have at least one law restricting abortion access in some manner, whether through gestational limits, waiting periods, or even through prohibiting the use of public funding, according to the Guttmacher […]

Resistance Mounts to Regulatory War on Health-Care Benefits

By Christine Grimaldi The Trump administration’s regulatory war demands vigilance because it will have “a big impact on the people who rely on the ACA the most … [on] LGBTQ people, on young people, on women of color,” said Alexis Cole with Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity. If you’ve read Rewire’s series on regulations, you […]

Neither of These Women Wanted to Be Pregnant. Only One Could Get an Abortion.

By Katie McDonough Earlier this month, Donald Trump quietly signed a bill allowing states to withhold federal family planning funds from organizations that provide abortion services.  A few weeks before that, the president offered a strange ultimatum to Planned Parenthood, proposing that his administration would stop its defunding efforts if the health care provider would […]

7 Ways Trump’s Agenda Is a Disaster for Latinas

By Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas Under the best of circumstances, navigating the complexities of health care can be stressful and tricky. As most women have, I’ve needed different care at different times: For years, I prevented pregnancy by using birth control and was grateful to have abortion care available should I ever have needed it. When the […]