By Andrea Miller To the Editor: Re “Abortion Is About More Than Money,” by Lori Szala (Op-Ed, May 9): As a women’s health and rights advocate, I am happy that Ms. Szala was able to make the decision that was best for her when faced with an unplanned pregnancy. I’m puzzled, though, why she wouldn’t […]
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By Eric March Renee Bracey Sherman was 19 when she had an abortion, and she doesn’t regret it. That, she says, is why she was livid after encountering activist Lori Szala’s stark, anti-abortion op-ed in The New York Times, which is generating furious responses from readers. Read more.
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. […]
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 […]
By Amy Casso For me, the struggle for reproductive autonomy has never been separate from the struggle for justice for immigrants. That’s true for many women in my family, too, whose ability to make reproductive health decisions have been deeply connected to their status as workers and to the conditions in which they lived. Our […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Destiny Lopez It’s hard to believe it’s been 100 days since Trump became president. It’s been a rollercoaster, and many people — myself included — remain deeply concerned and even afraid about Trump’s ongoing attacks on women’s health and rights. But despair can’t win out over resistance, and now is a great time to […]
By Ellen R. Shaffer Bernie, Tom, Jonathan, Clare, Randi, and Pals: Look, it’s been a great run, talkin’ about creatin’ jobs ~ meaning usually Work done mostly by Men With Heavy Machinery ~ and pretendin’ that you could talk about income inequality separately from abortion rights, a matter of “identity politics versus economic opportunity. Read more.