Until we start treating health care as a human right, we’ll continue to struggle to achieve equality and reproductive freedom.
Sexual and reproductive health advocates need to hold the Biden-Harris administration and congressional lawmakers accountable to undo the harms of the last four years, push for progressive and equitable policies, and make 2021 a turning point for sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice.
The Trump administration is seeking to have the Supreme Court toss out the entire ACA—in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Will the Supreme Court go along with it?
President-Elect Biden’s platform for women promises to be the most ambitious presidential agenda yet addressing issues that affect women and girls. This is the first of a multi-part series covering the agenda.
The health care prong of President Elect Biden’s agenda for women includes protecting and strengthening access to reproductive health care, expanding access to high-quality, affordable health care, addressing maternal mortality and tackling health inequities. The platform focuses in particular on developing health care protections for LGBTQ+ women, women with disabilities, incarcerated women, women veterans and Native women.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifelong work to achieve equality was unrelenting while serving on the Supreme Court. On the other hand, Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment to the Supreme Court puts freedom of choice, affordable health care, marriage equality and other hard-won rights are at risk.
Short of a new administration’s decision to unpack and expand the Supreme Court, the future will be a conservative supermajority on the court.
The speed in which Judge Amy Coney Barrett is being rushed through a Supreme Court vetting process shows that senators can indeed make progress quickly if they care enough about the issue at hand. Right now, they need to care about the American people and focus on COVID-19 relief.
With the Affordable Care Act in the crosshairs at the Supreme Court, it behooves all of us to consider contraception and planned pregnancy a national concern. Men benefit, too.
We can save billions of dollars and increase the quality of lives by supporting birth control access through the ACA.
In this edition: Trump tests positive for COVID while 90 percent of Americans are still vulnerable, stigma against substance abuse won’t just ‘go away,’ our health on the 2020 ballot, and a rundown of reproductive health wins and losses.
It’s now a matter of weeks until Election Day, and women’s votes are more crucial this year than ever. We must have not only the will, but also a firm grasp of what we need to hold candidates at all levels accountable for policies that work toward social justice and equity for women.
Health care is a top issue on the minds of most voters. A great deal is at stake for women—not only because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the looming Supreme Court battle.
A federal judge in Baltimore has struck down a Trump administration rule that abortion rights advocates called a legal maneuver to restrict access.