Nearly 9 million Americans who receive Social Security and SNAP. For those Americans, Social Security’s cost-of-living adjustment increases can be a blessing, providing extra cushion as prices go up. But they can also be a curse, taking away when SNAP benefits are needed the most.
The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialized nations, with Black mothers being the most affected. With the Mamas First Act, Rep. Gwen Moore is working to expand Medicaid coverage to include perinatal workers, like doulas and midwives, to advocate for marginalized mothers.
Since the 1960s, when the birth control pill was approved by the FDA, a woman’s ability to access it has been uncertain and unstable. At one point, unmarried women couldn’t […]