Adopted January 22, 2013.
A RESOLUTION regarding insurance coverage for comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion, calling on the United States Congress and President Obama to repeal all federal bans on public coverage of abortion and supporting efforts to improve access to public and private insurance coverage for comprehensive reproductive health care, including abortion. Status: Adopted Date adopted by Full Council: September 8, 2014 […]
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Madison Common Council call upon federal and state elected officials to increase funding for comprehensive reproductive health care and to reinstate coverage for abortion services for women enrolled in public insurance programs.
A diverse group of organizations sent Minority Leader Harry Reid a letter to object to the inclusion of an abortion restriction in S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, and recognize his strong opposition to the restriction.
On January 22, 2015, twenty bold members of Congress sent a letter to OMB Director Shaun Donovan asking that the Administration remove abortion coverage restrictions from President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget request.
Every woman should have affordable and comprehensive health insurance that includes coverage for abortion care, so she can make personal health decisions based on what is best for her and her family. Policymakers should not prevent a woman from getting care because of how much she earns, the type of insurance she has or her […]
It’s time to stop withholding abortion coverage. It’s that simple. Abortion funding restrictions such as the Hyde Amendment have a far-reaching impact on women. Denying abortion coverage can be devastating to those who already face significant barriers to receiving high-quality health care, including low-income women, immigrant women, young women, and women of color. Eighty-one national and […]
Dear justice ally, We are pleased to share We are Brave: Race, money, and abortion access with all our allies in the social justice movement. We created this political education curriculum because social justice movement leaders asked us to. In 2013, we had a series of conversations with leaders of state-based and national racial justice, immigrant justice, […]
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health recently released a report discussing the impact of Hyde on Latinas, ¡SIN SEGURO, NO MÁS! Without coverage, without safety, no more!