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What You Need to Know About the Politics of Abortion Access Right Now

Opposition narratives might portray a movement in disarray — but advocates of safe, legal abortion are united in their determination to overcome the challenges facing people who seek care.

You Won't Believe the Hoops These Bosses Want You to Jump Through So They Aren't 'Burdened' With Your Birth Control Coverage

Bosses say that having to complete a simple form certifying their religious objection to birth control "substantially burdens" them. So, instead they propose something that totally burdens everybody else.
April 25, 2016

Unicorn Birth Control Coverage: The Myth Behind Zubik v. Burwell

Unicorn birth control?! Is that a thing? No, but it is the perfect term to describe the latest ideas that opponents of the birth control benefit have proposed to the Supreme Court.
April 21, 2016

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Ted Cruz Would Force Women to Carry Their Rapist’s Child to Term

On Sunday Ted Cruz doubled down on his support for extreme policies that would force a woman to carry every pregnancy to term — regardless of rape, incest, or other tragic circumstances.
April 5, 2016

Zubik v. Burwell: The Birth Control Case That Continues What Hobby Lobby Started

On March 23 — the Affordable Care Act’s sixth anniversary — the Supreme Court is hearing an oral argument from bosses trying to block women from the very promise the ACA made to them: birth control coverage without a copay.
March 22, 2016

Fewer Texas Women Are Getting Their Birth Control and More Are Getting Pregnant Since the State Blocked Them from Care at Planned Parenthood

A new study shows the real-world consequences of losing access to care at Planned Parenthood for women in Texas, where politicians have blocked that access.
Feb. 9, 2016

Our Pick for the White House: Hillary Clinton

Why? Clinton has had decades leading the fight for women’s rights here and around the globe. She's a true champion.
Jan. 6, 2016

What’s at Stake for Access to Affordable Birth Control in the 2016 Election?

In the United States, we’re at a critical turning point on birth control access. The question is: Are we going to continue making a big leaps forward, or are we going to turn back the clock? And the answer is going to be decided, in large part, by the 2016 election.
Jan. 4, 2016

2016 Election: Top 6 Issues for Women’s Health Care and Reproductive Rights

There’s no question that access to abortion, birth control, and health care at Planned Parenthood is on the line in this election. This is what we’re up against: Every single leading GOP presidential candidate is pushing extreme policies that would make it harder for Americans to access reproductive health care.
Nov. 30, 2015

Women Even the Score: New HHS Rule Guarantees Women’s Access to No-Copay Birth Control

Bosses should not be able to interfere in a woman’s health care decisions. Thanks to this rule, they won’t be able to. However, the rule does not “fix” the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
July 10, 2015

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