Politicians in Tennessee are trying to cut off sexual and reproductive health access to the over 500,000 women covered by TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program.
Young women are bringing a feminist lens to the fight for disability rights that is critical in the current political climate.
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.
Leaders from Feminist Majority, National Women’s Law Center, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, National Organization for Women and the Women’s March on Washington came together today to discuss the dangers posed to women by Trumpcare—and to devise a plan to stop it.
The Trump Administration today released its FY 2018 budget, calling it “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” Early analysis of the budget, however, shows that it’s anything but.
Though Trump has backtracked slightly on the issue since the election, we still expect an all-out effort by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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 […]
A new report released Tuesday reveals the immense benefits of doula care for women and babies—and the economy. Making the case for private insurance and Medicaid coverage for doula care, the report‘s authors argue that the use of a doula reduces the likelihood of interventions, such as cesarean sections, which could save Medicaid at least $646 million per year, […]
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, […]
Dependence on government assistance is the norm for most couples who unintentionally become pregnant. A recent study from the Guttmacher Institute shows two-thirds of them turn to public insurance programs such as Medicaid, nearly twice the rate of people who intended to have kids. State and federal governments spent $12.5 billion dollars in 2008 to […]