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Five Questions for HHS Secretary Azar

This week, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar will testify before several Congressional committees regarding the dangerous Trump budget — which guts vital health-care programs, including Medicaid. We've got some questions we want him to answer.

 

 

 

5 Facts about the Latest Video Smear Attack on Planned Parenthood

The full, 2.5-hour video shows selective editing that twists and distorts what was said on the tape.
July 15, 2015

It's Time to End Political Restrictions on Abortion Coverage

Congress is a mess. But the one thing they've managed to do without fail — year after year, for nearly 40 years — is ban federal programs from providing health insurance coverage for abortion through the so-called Hyde Amendment and other similar restrictions.
July 8, 2015

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New Report Shows Women's Shrinking Options in Accessing Safe, Legal Abortion

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

Texas Governor Signs Measure Blocking Low-Income Women’s Access to Cancer Screenings

The night of June 20, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a devastating budget that blocks low-income women from accessing free breast and cervical cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood health centers through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program. This follows years of hostile policies that have left tens of thousands of Texas women without access to cancer screenings, birth control, HIV tests and other preventive care.
June 22, 2015

North Carolina’s Coercive Ultrasound Law Permanently Blocked as Supreme Court Refuses Review

The United States Supreme Court today declined to review a North Carolina law that would have forced a woman to undergo a narrated ultrasound before receiving an abortion — a measure that was blocked by both a district court and federal appeals court as unconstitutional.
June 15, 2015

The global gag rule is back – and could leave millions of vulnerable women at risk

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

Fifth Circuit Court Upholds Devastating Abortion Restrictions in Texas

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

Arizona Gynoticians are Forcing Real Doctors to Lie

Arizona lawmakers are forcing doctors to lie to their patients — and we're going to court to stop this outrageous attack.
June 8, 2015

Politician Sabotages Anti-Abortion Bill After Exceptions for Rape and Incest Get Added

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