States have enacted 51 new abortion restrictions in the first six months of 2015 — despite the fact that Americans overwhelmingly support access to abortion.
July 2, 2015
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.
June 30, 2015
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The GOP Budget Would Completely Eliminate the U.S. Family Planning Program and Cut Almost All Sex Ed Funding — But We’re Up for the Fight
In the GOP budget introduced last week, anti-women’s health politicians in the U.S. House proposed to eradicate the successful, decades-old Title X program, which provides family planning services to millions of low-income women, men, and families per year.
June 23, 2015
Title X is the nation's family planning program, which helps nearly 4.6 million people each year.
June 17, 2015
Politicians in Congress are pushing to reinstate the global gag rule – a dangerous policy that bans foreign organizations from receiving U.S. family planning aid if they even mention abortion.
June 12, 2015
Politicians are not medical experts, yet politicians have written these restrictions with the end goal of cutting off access to safe, legal abortion.
June 12, 2015
A lot of politicians are pushing over-the-counter birth control these days — but there is a right way and a wrong way to do it. The wrong way is promising to make birth control over-the-counter while simultaneously pulling the rug out from under the birth control benefit, like some politicians are doing. The right way to do it is with a new bill in Congress, the Affordability IS Access Act, which would make the birth control pill available over-the-counter while protecting the insurance coverage that keeps it affordable.
June 11, 2015
Planned Parenthood brought the case to the Supreme Court that legalized birth control 50 years ago. So what has PP done for birth control lately? A LOT.
June 5, 2015
Lee Bright really wants to ban abortion after 20 weeks, but once a 20-week bill was amended to include exceptions for rape and incest, Bright threw a fit and tried to block a vote on it.
May 20, 2015