The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching. This is the War on Women Report. Since Our Last Report… + In an Associated Press article, reporter Lisa Mascaro observes that […]
Census data released this week shows that President Trump’s agenda is taking a terrible toll on women and families.
The Trump-Pence Gag Rule punishes low-income patients and the health care professionals who serve them. We cannot allow this ruthless policy to continue to threaten Title X clinics—and we can win this by demanding that our policymakers rescind these rules immediately.
At a time when the United Nations has identified more than 25 million refugees worldwide—people who cannot return to their home countries for fear of persecution or other dangers—the Trump administration is contemplating setting a zero refugee admissions target for fiscal year 2020.
It is indisputable that barring exceptional circumstances, jailing children is wrong. Child welfare experts agree that detention, even for short periods of time, has profoundly adverse impacts on children’s long-term health and development. But the Trump administration is still fighting to hold migrant children in detention—indefinitely.
The Trump administration’s new “public charge rule” will make it harder for immigrants who use public benefits to obtain a green card. This is wrong. No person, let alone an immigrant, has succeeded without the help of a community.
The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. This week, Trump backtracks on background checks; Epstein survivors are denied the chance to take him down in court; Planned Parenthood is forced out of federal funding; and Trump asks to exclude trans people from workplace discrimination protections.
Mette Frederiksen rejected the possibility of selling Greenland to the United States as “an absurd discussion.” In response, the president called Frederiksen “nasty” and cancelled his upcoming September visit.
In a letter to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Planned Parenthood outlined its’ plan to withdraw from Title X by Monday unless the court moves to protect funding for the organization.
Title X funding is unraveling. Migrant women are losing access to critical programs. And government contractors may soon be able to legally discriminate against queer, unmarried and pregnant people.