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Diana DeGette Is (Still) Championing Women’s Health

As House Republicans move to pass a replacement health care bill, this Denver Democrat continues to fight for healthcare access and reproductive rights. BY LISA WIRTHMAN It’s a quiet Friday morning in December, and Chief Deputy Whip, 20-year member of Congress, and healthcare warrior Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Denver) leans back in her black leather conference room […]

The EACH Woman Act could help 28 million women access safe abortions

By Maria Solis It’s hard to keep up with the anti-abortion legislation coming from not just the new White House administration, but from state legislatures across the country. But Rep. Barbara Lee is getting ahead of the curve with a House Resolution that would repeal the Hyde Amendment, the 1976 measure that bars the government from […]

Rep. Barbara Lee: The Hyde Amendment Is ‘Blatant Discrimination Against Poor Women’

Rep. Barbara Lee IDEAS Lee is a U.S. Representative for California In my time as an elected representative in California and here in Congress, I am proud to have fought side-by-side with constituents, advocates, and my colleagues to end racial and gender discrimination, stand up for our human rights, and work to build a future […]

EACH Woman Act Action Toolkit

On January 31st, 2017,  Congresswomen Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), alongside Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and 100 other members of Congress  introduced the EACH Woman Act, critical legislation that increases access to safe & affordable abortion care by lifting abortion coverage bans. The EACH Woman Act is our […]

More Than 100 Democrats Sent Trump A Letter Demanding Federal Funding For Abortions

The members of Congress want Trump to eliminate a law, reenacted yearly, called the Hyde Amendment. Ema O’Connor BuzzFeed News Reporter More than a hundred Democratic members of congress sent an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump Monday asking him to lift the ban on the federal government’s funding of abortions. The letter, obtained first […]