Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now
In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.
Largely thanks to Senate Republicans, the global and domestic gag rules remain in place — threatening birth control and other crucial reproductive health care for millions.
The Title X gag rule is the culmination of an aggressive eight-year plan by anti-abortion politicians to block people from getting the birth control they need.
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Nationwide, activists are turning out to support protections for Title X and access to affordable birth control.
Gag rule is devastating for people who need affordable birth control and other reproductive care
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Long story short: A new budget bill moving through the House Appropriations committee would prevent millions from coming to Planned Parenthood and completely eliminate Title X.
These changes to the law impact low-income women, women of color, and women with chronic illnesses the most.
If budgets reflect priorities, then Trump’s budget tells you all you need to know about how his administration values women.
Trump claims nobody respects women more than him. It took less than 100 days for him to prove otherwise.