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Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.

Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Tripled Waiting Period for an Abortion

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

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Happy 2-Year Anniversary, Birth Control Benefit! Too Bad Politicians Keep Trying to Break Us Up.

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

5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Birth Control Coverage

The most important points to know about birth control coverage in the United States
July 16, 2014

How to Talk to Your Boss about Birth Control Coverage — For Real

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

Timeline: 100 Years of Birth Control

How access to contraception revolutionized women's lives, from 1914 to today.
July 16, 2014

‘Hey Boss, Get out of my Bedroom,’ Says New Bill in Senate

On July 9, 2014 — soon after the Supreme Court ruled against women in the Hobby Lobby case — pro-women’s health lawmakers introduced legislation in the House and Senate that would protect women from bosses at corporations like Hobby Lobby who are trying to deny their employees access to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s birth control benefit in their insurance plans.
July 15, 2014

Myths v. Facts on the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

We've seen misinformation about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby swirling around on the Internet. To clear up any confusion, here are some handy-dandy facts!
July 8, 2014

The 82 Employers Who Want to Deny Birth Control Coverage

List of companies, nonprofits, and universities challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate as of June 26.

July 8, 2014