Trump’s focus has been on making sure that underserved communities face even greater barriers to accessing the healthcare they need. Black women and all people of color will suffer the most. At this critical time when women’s health and rights are under unprecedented attack, we stand in support of Title X and Planned Parenthood.
“Support is crucial for establishing and making broadly available specialized treatment programs for drug-addicted pregnant and breastfeeding women wherever possible.”
What we do and say about sexual harassment, abuse and assault matters. That’s why I’m thrilled to see many in the legal profession expanding the conversation beyond emergency relief to provide comprehensive legal services for survivors.
“Feminist Majority Foundation and Feminist Majority are proud to stand with Planned Parenthood in the face of these repeated attacks by the Trump administration on reproductive rights and justice for all people.”
Abortion bans place pregnant people seeking abortion under state control and require them to perform involuntary labor. This is a violation of the Thirteenth Amendment.
The New York State Assembly passed the Child Victims Act, extending the time survivors have to file civil suits against perpetrators until they turn 55 years old. The law opens up a one-year “lookback window,” allowing survivors to file civil actions against perpetrators no matter how long ago the abuse occurred.
“We young people have understood that the climate crisis is an emergency, and we ask everyone to act like it, to stop business as usual with us.”
In a letter to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Planned Parenthood outlined its’ plan to withdraw from Title X by Monday unless the court moves to protect funding for the organization.
Title X funding is unraveling. Migrant women are losing access to critical programs. And government contractors may soon be able to legally discriminate against queer, unmarried and pregnant people.
Educational institutions have a responsibility to provide safe, equitable spaces where all students can learn and thrive on equal terms. The ruling in Gruver vs. LSU affirms that schools cannot shirk this duty.