When women of color leaders came together six years ago to launch All* Above All, no one talked about the Hyde Amendment. But after years of fighting, organizing and educating people, the tide is turning.
For too long, anti-abortion politicians have interfered in women’s health decisions by banning insurance coverage for abortion care. The EACH Woman Act turns the tide on decades of politically-motivated, harmful attacks on abortion access and ensures that lack of coverage will not stand in the way of anyone making the best decision for themselves and their family.
His decision marks the first time in over two decades that a state has voluntarily provided Medicaid-funded abortion care for low-income and disabled women.
The House yesterday voted 238-183 to pass H.R. 7, and the legislation is now headed to the Senate. If signed into law, it would deny over 28 million women access to abortion coverage.
I march because as I grapple with the profound implications the rise of anti-choice politicians at the state and federal level will have on my community, I want to send a message that is loud and clear: We are not defeated and we are not going anywhere.
An analysis revealed the economic dilemma imposed upon women by state policies that complicate both abortion care and childcare.
Reprinted with permission from The Hill’s Congress Blog This March, the Supreme Court will hear a case that presents the most serious threat to abortion rights in decades. At issue in this case, i, is whether Texas politicians can enact sham health regulations that are a thinly veiled attempt to force most or all abortion […]
Last week, Girls actor Jemima Kirke shared her story of getting an abortion in 2007 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Rhode Island. Kirke explains in the video (below) that she decided to get an abortion after becoming pregnant with a boyfriend she wasn’t sure she wanted to be bound to long-term. Kirke was a student at […]
Today marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court opinion that recognized the fundamental right to abortion, and with it comes the yearly celebrations and critiques. For decades, critics of Roe have claimed that the case was a travesty of justice and wrongly decided—that the opinion prompted such fierce backlash that abortion remains, […]
The arrival of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade has come today with the expected media commemorating (or in the case of the antis, vilifying) the occasion. From the “where are they nows” to the current state of reproductive politics, what remains glaring to me again, particularly since 2012, is the continued lack of […]