CALIFORNIA

California is a leader on ensuring equitable healthcare and reproductive rights and is one of 16 states that provide Medicaid coverage of abortion.

Resources

Abortion Coverage Map

What are your state’s laws when it comes to abortion coverage? 34 States + D.C. deny a woman’s coverage just because she is poor. Click on any state to find out more about state laws and get inspired by people taking action. Map Data Sources: Guttmacher Institute. (July 2016). Abortion in the Lives of Women […]

Ten Progressive Justice Organizations Call on Congress to Lift Bans on Abortion Coverage

November 6, 2017 Dear Members of Congress: Nearly a year ago, President Trump’s election brought a daunting challenge to our doorstep. In the past twelve months, we have seen hurtful and divisive rhetoric; dismantling of federal infrastructure that protects workers and the environment; and executive actions that scapegoat immigrants, harm people of color, and attack […]

Polling Shows Voters Connect Reproductive Health to Economic Security & Opportunity

An October 2017 public opinion poll from Hart Research Associates reveals voters’ significant concerns about Trump Administration policies that limit abortion coverage and access to contraception, and a recognition of the impact they have on women’s economic security. Key findings from the poll include: There is a near universal, fundamental belief that in America, everyone should […]

Información en español sobre la EACH Woman Act

EACH WOMAN ACT: El Proyecto de Ley de Acceso a la Cobertura de Aborto Para Cada Mujer en Seguros de Salud (EACH Woman Act por su nombre en inglés) TEMAS DE DISCUSIÓN [Título] EACH Woman Act asegura que toda mujer pueda ejercer su derecho a planificar su propia familia. [VISIÓN] Cuando se trata de las […]

Hyde Amendment Fact Sheet

THE HYDE AMENDMENT is language in the yearly Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (often shortened to Labor-H or LHHS) appropriations legislation that bars programs in these agencies from covering abortion. This restriction primarily withholds abortion coverage from those qualified and enrolled in the Medicaid health insurance program for low-income people, except […]