West Virginia is one of 15 states that use their own revenues to pay for abortion coverage for women enrolled in Medicaid.


Advocates Push to End Federal Abortion Funding Bans

- RH Reality Check

Advocates noted that federal funding for abortion is not a cultural issue, but an economic and racial justice issue. Women of color, low-income women, Native American women, young women, and immigrant women are disproportionately affected by federal abortion funding bans.

Taking Bold Action to Lift Abortion Coverage Bans: States and Cities Lead the Way

- National Partnership for Women & Families

Charleston, West Virginia wouldn’t at first glance seem to have much in common with Cerritos College, a predominantly Latino community college with its campus in Los Angeles. But thanks to the All* Above All campaign, both are places where people are mobilizing in support of their shared belief that every woman, however much she makes or wherever she lives, […]

Local Group Wants Ban on Tax-Payer Funding for Abortions


More than a dozen people gathered at the state capitol today for a press conference to call for a ban on tax-payer funding for abortions. The grassroots effort was launched by West Virginians for Life. Supporters said they don’t believe in paying for a procedure they think is morally reprehensible. Click through to read more.

Pro-Choice Groups Protest Morrisey at Capitol

- Charleston Daily Mail

Pro-choice groups led by WV Free protest West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s unfair targeting of women’s health care providers. Click through to read more.