The U.S. Supreme Court just put a hold on provisions of a Texas law that threatens to eviscerate access to safe, legal abortion in the state for tens of thousands of women. The Court’s Oct. 14 order temporarily allows health centers that were forced to close earlier this month to resume providing abortions.
Oct. 17, 2014
Last week the U.S. Fifth Circuit, ruled that H.B. 2 can go into effect immediately. As a result, 80% of abortion providers in Texas have had to close overnight.
Oct. 9, 2014
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Sept. 24, 2014
Politicians’ plan would replace current benefits — full insurance coverage for all FDA-approved prescription birth control methods — with over-the-counter access to the pill only.
Sept. 8, 2014
On July 2, 2014, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a dangerous bill that would have required women seeking a safe, legal abortion to wait at least 72 hours before getting the procedure. The three-day period was three times as long as the state’s existing mandatory waiting period of 24 hours.
Sept. 5, 2014
Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States
A federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only health centers that provide abortions.
Aug. 5, 2014
Starting two years ago today, millions of women have benefited from Obamacare's copay-free birth control coverage. Meanwhile, anti-women’s health politicians — determined to repeal the ACA altogether — have applauded companies like Hobby Lobby that seek to deny comprehensive birth control coverage for their employees.
Aug. 1, 2014
The most important points to know about birth control coverage in the United States
July 16, 2014
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has let bosses deny their employees coverage for birth control, every woman should be asking her boss one question: “Are you seeking to change our birth control coverage?”
July 16, 2014