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New Campaign Urges Biden To Eliminate Hyde Amendment in Budget

May 12, 2021
Ms Magazine

On Monday, abortion justice nonprofit All* Above All launched a week-long campaign urging President Biden to submit his first budget without the Hyde Amendment and related abortion coverage bans. Within the U.S., the Hyde Amendment essentially bars…

Advocates Cheer FDA Review of Abortion Pill Restrictions

May 11, 2021
Ms Magazine

“For two decades, outdated restrictions on medication abortion have pushed care out of reach,” said Destiny Lopez, co-president, All* Above All. “The harm falls hardest on people of color working to make ends meet and those…

Episode 9: Will Insurance Pay for My Abortion?

April 29, 2021
A Podcast About Abortion

Spoiler alert: probably not. How the Hyde Amendment paved the way for other restrictions on public and private insurance coverage of abortion, and how people pay for their abortions when insurance doesn’t help. Guests: Abby…

Will the Biden Administration Get Bolder on Improving Abortion Access?

April 27, 2021
The Nation

The Biden administration’s announcement this month that it would allow mifepristone to be sent by mail revolutionized access to abortion—in about half the country. Elsewhere, state laws requiring patients to meet with a provider in person preempt the…

FDA Allows Telemedicine Abortion During Pandemic

April 19, 2021
Ms Magazine

Advocates celebrated the FDA decision for increasing equitable access to safe abortion health care. “This safe, effective option helps close the gaps in abortion access that mostly harm people of color working to make ends…

Trump’s budget didn’t mention race. Biden’s budget aims to undo systemic racism

April 9, 2021
Roll Call

President Joe Biden signaled his commitment to addressing racial disparities Friday, putting equity front and center in his fiscal 2022 discretionary budget request. “The moment has come for the nation to deal with systemic racism…

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