One Year After Hobby Lobby, GOP Candidates Stand By the Devastating Decision We’ve seen big wins in the Supreme Court this month, but June 2014 wasn’t so celebratory for women: Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
Gynotician Alert of the Week: June 20-26 This week: Ohio’s Senate passed a bill that would dangerously ban abortions after 20 weeks without exceptions for rape or incest; meanwhile, Texas Governor Abbott kicked Planned Parenthood out of a program that provides breast and cervical cancer screenings to low-income women; and the U.S. Senate decides to attack fact-based teen pregnancy prevention programs and replace it with #JunkScience, abstinence-only dogma.
U.S. Supreme Court Protects Affordable Health Care for 6.4 Million People In a strong 6-3 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court upheld a key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that helps make insurance affordable in all 50 states.
As the world’s largest bilateral family planning donor, the U.S. should build on, not stand in the way of progress. But for over 30 years, a harmful policy known as the global gag rule has played politics with women’s health and lives around the world.
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