The National Abortion Federation won a major victory in a lawsuit against anti-abortion extremist David Daleiden for illegally infiltrating and recording NAF meetings.
Just three days into Black Maternal Health Week, the Biden administration initiated a roll-back of the Trump-era domestic gag rule—a policy which strips Title X funding from any provider who offers abortion care or provides referrals for these resources.
Last month, Congress passed President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. On top of direct stimulus checks, the Plan also includes funding for schools and childcare, increased child tax credits and rental assistance. But another—frequently overlooked—priority of this bill is expanding access to sexual and reproductive health care across the country.
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.
Attacks on basic reproductive access in this country show a widespread disregard for women—and they have reckless consequences for society.
Litigation working through the judicial system could restore, or permanently alter, the Title X program. There are three cases to watch. Here’s a quick breakdown of where they stand.
Across the country, low-income and young women are facing increasing barriers to reproductive health care because of a gag rule recently imposed by Donald Trump’s administration on recipients of Title X.
The Ninth Circuit is allowing the Trump administration’s domestic gag rule to go into effect—putting women of color and low-income women at risk.
My mother can recall in vivid detail the day she went with her friends to buy birth control in 1970.
In its latest attack on reproductive rights, the Trump administration has proposed a new rule prohibiting women’s health clinics that receive federal funding under Title X from “performing, promoting, referring for or supporting abortion as a method of family planning.”