by Megan Burbank While Republicans assembled a woefully inadequate plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, Oregon has quietly joined a handful of states considering legislation that would preserve one key provision of the ACA no matter what happens nationally: access to reproductive healthcare, which the ACA expanded through its mandate that […]
It would keep poor women on Medicaid from getting health care at Planned Parenthood, and cut off affordable abortion coverage for many privately insured women. Updated by Emily Crockett Republicans released a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday evening. And as promised by House Speaker Paul Ryan, the bill also […]
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
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.