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.”
For nearly 50 years, Title X has had broad and bipartisan support. Economically, it’s common sense. For millions of women and families, it’s vital. And now it’s at risk.
In 2015, over 4 million people received healthcare from over 3,900 facilities funded under Title X, a third of which were Planned Parenthood clinics.
Reprinted with permission from Health Affairs Blog The Title X national family planning program was created 45 years ago with broad bipartisan support. Today, Congress has Title X—still the only federal grant program dedicated entirely to family planning and related preventive health care—in its sights for severe funding cuts or even elimination. The U.S. House […]
Late on Tuesday, a federal appeals court lifted an injunction that blocked a new Texas law from barring federal Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood and other abortion provider-affiliated clinics around the state. It’s the latest in a string of affronts to women’s health in the Lone Star State, where the lives of Texan women have […]