Alexis McGill Johnson & Nathalie Rayes: The Senate Must Quickly Confirm Xavier Becerra
Becerra is a health care champion and a staunch supporter of sexual and reproductive rights. After weeks of obstruction, the Senate must swiftly confirm Becerra as secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) so he can get to work on behalf of the American people.
Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation Would Threaten the Right to Safe, Legal Abortion Nationwide
Amy Coney Barrett’s views are dangerously out of touch with most Americans' and she holds positions that will be a direct threat to our lives and rights — including our health care and reproductive and sexual freedom — for generations to come.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dying wish was that her replacement not be confirmed until a new president is installed. But Trump and McConnell don't care. They plan to install a new justice before Election Day — and that could have dire consequences.
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We are heartbroken. Supreme Court Justice and gender equality hero Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, Sept. 18. As we mourn, we’re also embracing our gratitude for her service to our country.
Black women’s decisions about our reproductive health too often boil down to damned if we do, damned if we don’t.
Those who came before us believed that access to the ballot box would give us the power to validate our humanity as equal to white people’s. But we are still so, so far from equality. And we are still not being heard.
Black Women Have Championed Voting Rights Throughout American History — As Suffragists, Freedom Riders, and Trailblazers
Institutions built on systemic racism have whitewashed America’s voting rights history.
The 19th amendment gave white women the right to vote, but Black women were subjected to discriminatory poll taxes and Jim Crow laws until the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
While Americans Struggle to Survive, Senate Leadership Ignores the Pandemic — and the Need for Relief
The delay in action from Senate Republican leadership is inexcusable.
Planned Parenthood — in solidarity with patients, staff, and supporters — stands with the Movement for Black Lives’ call to defund the police. Defunding the police means investing less in militarizing police forces and investing more in community-based solutions, education, and health care.