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Congratulations, Minnesota

We’ve got some terrific news to share out of Minnesota! As you may know, reproductive health opponents had their sights set on banning public insurance coverage of abortion for low-income women. But thanks to the support of Minnesotans like you, that coverage remains. The legislative session ended last week, and the state budget bill passed […]

Big news in five states

It’s state legislative season.  How about a quick round-up to catch you up to speed? A big thumbs up to… Minnesota Good news – the Senate voted against removing coverage for poor women. Thanks especially to our partners at ProChoice Resources and NARAL Pro-Choice MN and to the Minnesotans for sending supportive letters – they […]

Abortion has declined in Minnesota

Sarah Stoesz, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota wrote the following for the StarTribune. Allowing equal access via Medicaid has not increased the rate of the procedure in Minnesota, contrary to erroneous claims. As stated in “What’s being done in your name: Abortion” (May 7), the Minnesota Supreme Court in […]

Oregon Historically Covers Abortion, But Many Women Subject to Restictions

Oregon remains the only state that hasn’t passed any legislative restrictions to abortion – many proposed abortion restrictions including five ballot initiatives since 1970 pertaining to reproductive rights, have been rejected. However many Oregon women – including a disproportionate number of women of color – face legal and economic barriers that obstruct access to coverage […]

House Passes H.R. 7

How ironic that only weeks after promising to “be more sensitive” and “fight for women” one of the year’s first votes in the anti-choice majority House of Representatives centers on how to increase interference in women’s decisions and make abortion more unaffordable. How did your representative vote? Check out the final vote.  

Learn More About Abortion Coverage in Obamacare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes significant changes to health coverage for women by expanding access to coverage and broadening the health benefits that many will receive. In January 2014 the coverage expansions to assist uninsured individuals gain access to coverage took effect. The issue of abortion coverage was at the heart […]

Thousands of West Virginians Stand with Women

“I Stand with WV Women” rally in Charleston, WV on August 20th, 2013 ·300+ people rallied at the State Capitol in Charleston to Stand with West Virginia women. ·400+ people signed a petition to West Virginia politicians asking them to stand with WV women and opposite attacks on reproductive health care ·790+ people signed MoveOn’s […]

Visit to DC to Protect Medicaid funding

This fall, Pro-Choice Resources along with 125 advocates from across the United States came together at Capitol Hill to tell legislators that we’ve had enough of federal bans on abortion coverage for low-income women and people.  We met with the offices of our Minnesota representatives and asked them to continue being pro-choice champions in lifting the […]

Enroll in Healthcare

Too many women have been shut out of health care coverage due to existing health conditions or the high cost of insurance. We want you to know the fact is, all plans offered through Cover Oregon will have to cover the women’s health care you need, with no co-pays. Right now, you can compare health […]

One Key Question Initiative

Since Oregon has been a true leader for women’s reproductive health care and has no restriction to fight, women’s health organizations have been able to focus on work that prevents unintended pregnancies. The Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health is working hard to prevent unintended pregnancy with the One Key Question® Initiative. The One Key Question® […]