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What is Trump's "Gag Rule?”

It would prohibit doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the country from being able to refer their patients for safe, legal abortion.

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

7 Things That Made Us Happy in June: Huge Victories in The Supreme Court and More

From huge landmark victories in the Supreme Court to fighting against unconstitutional laws and restrictions, June was a great month in the fight for women’s health and reproductive rights.
July 1, 2015

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One Year After Hobby Lobby, GOP Candidates Stand By the Devastating Decision

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

Here’s the Key to Expanding Birth Control Access (Hint: Making It Over-The-Counter Isn’t Enough)

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

Act Now to Help Make Birth Control Available Over-the-Counter and Protect Insurance Coverage

A new bill in Congress could make the birth control pill available over the counter – while protecting the insurance coverage that keeps it affordable. That means greater access to birth control, for everyone. Right now, lawmakers are deciding where they stand. Ask your senators to co-sponsor the Affordability IS Access Act.
June 9, 2015

Griswold v. Connecticut — How Far Have We Really Come in Making Birth Control Access a Reality?

Even though birth control became legal and widely available after Griswold, lack of insurance coverage and cost barriers continued to prevent women — particularly lower-income women and women of color — from accessing the birth control they needed.
June 6, 2015

5 Ways Planned Parenthood Has Transformed Birth Control

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

Birth Control Became Legal 50 Years Ago — And Here Are Our 5 Favorite Things About It

No other 20th century invention has transformed women’s lives the way birth control has. That’s why we are forever grateful to a woman by the name of Estelle Griswold. Don’t know her? You should. Her activism is a big reason that birth control became legal 50 years ago.
June 3, 2015

Victory for Women! Obama Administration Calls on Insurance Companies to Cover Full Range of Birth Control Methods

Thanks to the Obama administration and women's health advocates, health insurance companies will no longer be able to use loopholes to force women to pay out-of-pocket for birth control that should be copay-free.
May 11, 2015

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No "Gag Rule" — Speak Out Now!

Trump is preparing to push a "gag rule" — his most dangerous attack on women's basic rights, ever.

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