Stop Telling Black Women What to Do With Our Bodies
Black women’s decisions about our reproductive health too often boil down to damned if we do, damned if we don’t.
Politicians’ plan would replace current benefits — full insurance coverage for all FDA-approved prescription birth control methods — with over-the-counter access to the pill only.
Sept. 8, 2014
Even before he assumed the role of House Speaker, Thom Tillis made clear that limiting a woman’s right to make her own personal medical decisions was a top priority. His priorities became more than clear this week when he played an integral role in maneuvering two bills, both originally unrelated to women's health, amended with some of the most dangerous and extreme abortion restrictions in the country and rushed through with every trick in the book.
July 12, 2013