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WTF? An Abortion Bounty Law in 2021?

With one of the most extreme abortion bans this country has ever seen now in effect, politicians, neighbors, and even complete strangers can sue anyone who helps a person access an abortion in Texas after six weeks. This is a full-scale assault on abortion access.

Why Do Politicians Target Medicaid Users to Shut Down Planned Parenthood?

The ‘defund’ tactic is so central to politicians’ playbooks that it raises a question: Why do politicians specifically target people with MEDICAID in their strategy  to damage Planned Parenthood? 

Aug. 18, 2021

Juneteenth: What It Is, and Why We Commemorate It

Juneteenth celebrates the humanity of Black people and the community's indomitable spirit. It is also a time for rest, reflection and solidarity.

June 17, 2021

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You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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Speak Up Now: Tell the Biden-Harris Administration to Repeal the Destructive Title X Gag Rule

Under the Trump administration, a dangerous regulation made health care more difficult to access for patients with low incomes. It’s time for this rule to end.

April 15, 2021

Finally! The American Rescue Plan Act Is Law. Here’s How It Will Help You.

You’ve done your part for the last year — and now people in the United States and around the world are about to receive the relief we’ve fought for. This is why elections matter. 

March 12, 2021

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.

March 4, 2021

The Senate Must Confirm Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services — Right Away

Most of Becerra’s career has focused on defending and expanding health care access. His skills and experience can begin to undo the damage of the Trump years and help build a better future

Feb. 18, 2021

Why Racism Is a Public Health Issue

Public health is built on the principle of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. Police violence is antithetical to that mission.

July 9, 2020

COVID-19: No, We Are Not All in This Together

The public health disaster facing Black communities is the result of hundreds of years of U.S. policies that bolster white supremacy and marginalize Black people. 

July 9, 2020

First Person: A Black Mama Standing Up for Maternal Health

32 weeks pregnant at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, an expectant mother talks about systemic racism in health care — and why Black mamas need support and resources to combat it

April 15, 2020